22nd April 2013, Shakarpur, New Delhi, India. Ajay Kumar (7) offers up his exercise book for marking by Laxmi Chandra at a makeshift school under a metro bridge near the Yamuna Bank Metro station in Shakarpur, New Delhi, India on the 22nd April 2013.
Rajesh Kumar Sharma (40) and Laxmi Chandra (45), started this makeshift school a year ago. Five days a week, he takes out two hours to teach when his younger brother replaces him at his general store in Shakarpur. His students are children of labourers, rickshaw-pullers and farm workers. This is the 3rd site he has used to teach under privileged children in the city, he began in 1997 fifteen years ago.
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