WHO LIVE IT
A Health Centre in Chhattisgarh was running without regular water supply for three years, affecting the health and well-being of about ten villages.
While the government blows its own trumpet claiming rural electrification milestones, the case of Brahampuri, makes one question the quality of such public amenities.
The PESA law makes it mandatory for village councils to be consulted before any land acquisition in the village, but it is being blatantly violated today.
Apple and peach farmers in Budgam fear losing their land as the road of development lays down concrete through their orchards.
The Cooch Behar district administration has been felicitated for their commendable MNREGA work, but workers’ rights find no place in the celebration.
“They demolished our school,” says a young boy who expresses his desire to go to school. His opportunities and dreams have been submerged by the lower Indra Irrigation Project, another dam construction in the name of development.