It is estimated that over one third of India’s rural population do not have electricity. Tens of thousands of Indian villages are not connected to the country's power grid or have no access to uninterrupted power supply.
Many who are born in these villages usually live most of their lives without electricity.
Dhaki is a rural remote village deep in the delta of river Ganga, 90 km south of Kolkata. 90% of the people of this area do not see a doctor when they are ill, 40 % cannot read or write and 30% are living below poverty level.