Call them Dalits, Harijans or the untouchables, they make up for one fifth of the India population, and within Hinduism they form the lowest cast .The word "Dalit" comes from the Marathi language, and means "ground", "suppressed", "crushed", or "broken to pieces". The term expresses their "weakness, poverty and humiliation at the hands of the upper castes in the Indian society."
Photo documentary story / Photojournal by Belgian photographer Dries Anthoni (Hits: 36942)
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