The skateboarders of Janwar15 min read . Updated: 26 Nov 2016, 02:10 PM IST
Thanks to a German activist and author, skateboarding is slowly changing the children in this Madhya Pradesh village divided by caste. Can it also change social codes?
A skatepark in the middle of nowhere, in a village that has electricity poles but gets only a few hours of electricity in a day. A scattering of unfinished brick houses, interspersed with thatched mud structures and some houses that are merely bamboo poles with a plastic sheet thrown on top. Beyond that there is farmland—the harvesting season is over, so now it’s just stubble—and just a few kilometres away, lies the vast Panna National Park.
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