|The election season in India is over, and many are waiting to see what the new government will bring. The Dalits –- who used to be called "untouchables" -– are watching closely. Politicians -– including the Dalit political star, Mayawati -– made many promises during the campaign to improve the lot of the lowest caste.|
If they fulfill those promises, that would be good news for people like Lekh Ram. He's known as a radi walla, someone who collects recyclables for a living. Here's reporter Mary Stucky with the latest installment in our Street Vendor series.