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India's Poorest State Defies Economic Slump

First Posted: 05/11/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:15 PM ET

Aptopix India Hindu

Wall Street Journal:

This country's path out of the global economic turmoil may start here, among a community of outcastes who dine on rats.

In Bihar, India's poorest and least literate major state, the Mushahar are the poorest and least literate. Most are farm laborers. About one in 10 can read.

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Filed by Stuart Whatley  |