Left Behind: Mumbai’s inhabitants still live in extreme poverty

The Oscar nominated film “Slumdog Millionaire” has captured the hearts of many, but the reality for Mumbai‘s poorest people is harsher.

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Mercury News’ John Boudreau and Dai Sugano spent nearly a month in India last year working on a series of articles about that country’s economic boom and extensive ties to Silicon Valley.

India’s rising prosperity is an extraordinary tale. But this video by Sugano entitled “Left Behind”  shows what that other Mumbai — the one still waiting for prosperity — looks like up close.