India grabs an Oscar award


Monga and the 26-minute documentary set in Kathi Khera village in Hapur have been India’s big connect at the Oscars this year winning the award for best documentary (short) at the 91st Academy Awards. Period. End of Sentence is about a low-cost sanitary pad-making machine — the creation of Arunachalam “Pad Man” Muruganantham — setting off a revolution of sorts in the U.P. village.

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