For the girls and women in these videos, Freedom or Azadi means going to school, getting a job and doing things for themselves. A teacher says that if she spends her life teaching, that is her azadi. Another young woman says that we have got independence, but we are not really free. On Independence Day, watch Khabar Lahariya’s interviews with these women in Ambedkar Nagar, Jhansi, Mohaba and Banda, all talking about what independence and freedom mean to them.
Here’s what women from Mohaba and Banda had to say.
Are we really independent and free? Here are women and young girls from Jhansi.
Here are some young women from Banda on what independence means to them.
Other women from Ambedkar Nagar had this to say.