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Struggle to live for India's poor

The rural poor have been hit the hardest as India struggles to keep inflation under control.

To make things worse, the government recently introduced a controversial new way to measure poverty which does not recognise many low-income people as poor.

To get a real sense of the challenges farmers face, our correspondent, Rajesh Joshi went to live with one family in Gevra village in Bundelkhand, Central India.

  • 23 Nov 2011
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