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Meet Kalpana Saroj, India's Dalit Queen

VICE co-founder Shane Smith meets real-life slum-dog millionaire Kalpana Saroj, who was once a Dalit at the very bottom of the Indian caste system and earned only pennies a day in a sweatshop. She eventually became a talented tailor, making $5 every...

by Shane Smith
10 May 2013, 3:12pm

VICE co-founder Shane Smith meets real-life slum-dog millionaire Kalpana Saroj, who was once a Dalit at the very bottom of the Indian caste system and earned only pennies a day in a sweatshop. She eventually became a talented tailor, making $5 every day, and then miraculously rose through the ranks to become the CEO of a multimillion-dollar steel company. 

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