16 families from Odisha's Sundergarh district were paying taxes for a piece of land allotted to them 22 years ago through government schemes. But in reality the land was allotted only on paper. They did not even know the location of the land for which they had been paying taxes for. It was only after the efforts of Video Volunteers community correspondent Bideshini Patel that the families were actually given the physical possession of the land.
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IndiaUnheard is a video news agency formed entirely of community-based correspondents whose stories capture the unique perspective of India’s most marginalized communities. From the Tribal heartland of Chattisgarh, to the deserts of Rajasthan; from the ecological hotspots of the Sunderbands to the cities at the heart of the Kashmir conflict; from the mining-affected and insurgency-ridden districts of Jharkhand to the industrial corridors of an India undergoing transformation, VV’s Correspondents are where the true picture of India emerges.

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