Chandigarh News -

Published: 03 September, 2017

CHANDIGARH: A triennial report on poverty scenario in South Asian countries was released on Saturday at Institute for Development Communication (IDC). A Nepal-based South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication (SAAPE) has produced the report. A Chandigarh-based study circle Dialogue Highway in collaboration with IDC facilitated the release of the report.

This was followed by a 'dialogue on governance for the margins with reference to South Asia'. A special lecture 'on contesting claims of inclusion of diversity: challenges and opportunities' was also delivered by one of country's foremost sociologists Prof Shiv Vishwanathan.

"Does the Indian Constitution represent the voice of the defeated and the marginalized people?," said Vishwanathan.


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