a 2,000-year-old job: The Jaga geneaologists on PRI’s The World

21 Jan 2011 | Narratives & Features | 0 comments

photo by Chhavi SachdevA feature story on an old family business aired on Jan 19, 2011 on PRI’s The World.

Few of us in this day and age have held jobs for several years, let alone for generations. Chhavi Sachdev in India caught up with a set of brothers who have followed in the footsteps of their fathers and their fore-fathers before them – for the last 2020 years! They belong to a community of geneaologists that is struggling to stay relevant in an increasingly multicultural society.

The World: a 2000-year-old business

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