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Why Raju Rai Lives 1,980 km from Home in Jharkhand

Author : Scroll.in | 2016 |
Published By: Scroll.in

Raju Rai was 17 when his mother was diagnosed with cancer, forcing him to leave his village in Jharkhand’s overwhelmingly rural Jamtara district in search of a livelihood. He’s 22 now and earns Rs 10,000 a month, painting buildings in Bangalore, about 1,980 km to the southwest.

URL : http://scroll.in/article/803732/why-raju-rai-lives-1980-km-from-home-in-jharkhand

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