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Haryana's Rising Haryana's Rising

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The Chautala family has for long dominated every aspect of public life in Haryana. This has hindered industrial development and the movement for ensuring justice as seen in the furore over the 'Ruchika' case. In recent years, however, it is the Haryanvi women from all walks of life, who are waging a struggle to ensure gender equality. Their attempts seen in raising educational levels among women and in increasing political activism are all part of their resistance to long-held caste notions that seeks to marginalise women.

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