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Akash Kapur on modernization and rural life

October 4th, 2011

Episode 225 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Akash Kapur visits a shandy, or cow market, to see how India's economic rise is changing rural life. Here Kapur talks with Blake Eskin about how difficult it's become to make a living as a cow broker, how the place where he grew up has been transformed, and what its like to raise his own children there.

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