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Watch: Does the Indian Middle Class Really Exist?

What we think of as the middle class is actually a tiny elite.

The great Indian middle class is a myth. What we think of as the middle class is actually a tiny elite. This is their story – from their origins in colonial India to the present day.

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Episode 2 of India Ink’s series ‘Past Continuous’ is available here.