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    Pottery Disappearing 03:23

    Pottery Disappearing

    by Channel 19 (6/12/10) 189 views

    Manipur is home to a rich and important pottery trade. Its ceramic artisans hold a key place in Manipuri culture. Manipurans have depended on this crafts for use in ritual and in everyday life for longer than living memory. Yet the forces of globalization have brought new, cheap and efficient plastic products to Manipur from Burma and other foreign markets. This new supply threatens not only the livelihood but the continuance of Manipur’s traditional pottery trade.

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    Marchers Protest Dam 02:09

    Marchers Protest Dam

    by Channel 19 (6/12/10) 207 views

    The Sardar Sarovar Dam project has already displaced thousands in the Narmada River Valley. In this report, Narmada Valley residents and supports march on the NCA building in Indore to protest this injustice and speak out on the government’s lack of follow through in compensating displaced people.

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    Government Ignores Preschoolers 04:52

    Government Ignores Preschoolers

    by Channel 19 (6/12/10) 4 views

    Under the Anganwadi system in India, it was legislated that even pre-school children have a right to schooling. In Karnataka preschoolers find themselves attending “school” in any space the teacher might find. Often they are located in one child’s yard, or the patio of a larger house.

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    One Room Schooling 01:43

    One Room Schooling

    by Channel 19 (6/8/10) 11 views

    In Lucknow, capital of Uttar Pradesh, there are many schools where education takes place only in a single room. Gunjan Singh asks the local Education Officer whether UP residents shouldn’t expect better in this episode of IndiaUnheard.

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    Tradition Limits Development 04:23

    Tradition Limits Development

    by Channel 19 (6/4/10) 3 views

    In India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya tradition in West Garo Hills dictates the Gaonbura is an unelected member of a single local family. The current Gaonbura is illiterate and himself admits that this system is hindering the development of the local villages he oversees.

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    Human Chain 02:11

    Human Chain

    by Channel 19 (1/27/09) 23 views

    On December 12, The Citizens of Mumbai umbrella organisation mobilized communities from all parts and classes of Mumbai from Colaba to Dharavi to come together on the streets and build a human chain. People stood for 15 minutes on a sunny Friday holding hands and peacefully protesting the terrorist attacks and violence in India. This is a clip from Hamari Awaaz in Mumbai of the events which took place and interview bites with students from the community. It's amazing to see how many people of all races, classes and neighborhoods of Mumbai came out for a meaningful peace protest.