DNA: Look what the poor in Uttar Pradesh are eating to survive

In Lalwadi village in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, they show us where they forage for the next meal: a parched field on the outskirts. Here, they scrape through the mud at the base of a dried stalk of a local grass, known as fikaar. A few seconds later, we are shown a few seeds, almost indistinguishable from the soil.

Dec 21, 2015, 23:37 PM IST