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The makeshift school helping India's poorest children

19 February 2013 Last updated at 18:42 GMT

A shopkeeper in New Delhi is doing his bit to help raise children out of poverty by setting up a makeshift school underneath a railway bridge.

Most of the pupils who attend the morning classes come from nearby slums and would normally go out looking for work to support their families instead of going to government-run schools.

Rupa Jha reports.