The knowledge and strengths in villages and in village children are too vast to be provable in the limited schooling system, and to be judged therein. In the schooling system, those from educated upper class families have all inherited strengths. And there these village children of multiple wisdoms are judged on the single yardstick of their literacy and book skills. They fail. A village needs a world outside of modernity, outside of the centralized, industrialized system. They need the gram swaraj.
aggrandization over community well being. With all this, we try to strait jacket him into a schooling system where competition counts over co-operation, where a single dimensional learning is the norm, and where he will be a mediocre or poor student.