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Soha Moitra

  • How Dalits are victims of caste discrimination in Haryana's Samalkha town

    As you leave Delhi’s borders via the NH-1 and head towards Chandigarh, about 70 km away from Connaught Place is the small, bustling town of Samalkha. Located in Haryana’s Panipat district, it is famous for grain, jaggery and wood markets.  However, as you head deeper inside this industrial town,...

    Monday, 14 July 2014 - 1:12pm
  • Are anganwadis simply crèches for the underprivileged?

    Sordid infrastructure, cramped and unhygienic spaces, inadequate lighting, and young children struggling for space. This is what you are likely to find at most anganwadi centres in India. It is hard to believe this represents one of the most ambitious and widespread projects for children undertaken...

    Saturday, 31 May 2014 - 4:01pm