HIV+ woman elected for panchayat in TN

PUBLISHED ON: January 6, 2009 | Duration: 1 min, 29 sec

  
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We've often heard of HIV-positive people being ostracised. But in a refreshing change, people in a village in rural Tamil Nadu's Kodangipatti village have elected Eswari who is HIV-positive to represent them in the local panchayat. In two years, Eswari has provided the villagers with many basic amenities they were deprived of for years.
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