24 Hours: The story of Rukma Bai (Aired: May 2005)
PUBLISHED ON: July 22, 2013 | Duration: 22 min, 03 sec
In this episode, we travel to a Barmer in Rajasthan, which is home to singer Rukma Bai, who belongs to professional caste of musicians called Manganiyars. In her personal life, Rukma Bai has faced many struggles, fighting both disability and near ostracism from her community. But her life is more than just her personal battles. Linked to it are also the stories and struggles of this desert region of Rajasthan.