India Matters: Children of a lesser God (Aired: June 2011)
PUBLISHED ON: May 22, 2013 | Duration: 18 min, 12 sec
In a small corner of Odisha, untouched by Dr Ambedkar's legacy, live Mahatma Gandhi's Harijans. Considered untouchables, they are barred from entering the local temple. After three young girls break rules by entering and offering prayers at the temple, Shikha Trivedy visits to find out why this tiny pocket still adheres unquestioningly to caste tradition.