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School's out in India for leather shoes


They are undeniably very sensible shoes, but the heavy leather brogues worn by millions of Indian school children could soon become a thing of the past.

The government is considering banning them, claiming they are relics from the British colonial era.

Shilpa Kannan reports from Delhi.


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