The promise of road connectivity has defined the votes of the people of Dasraha and Baruara; their hopes are now pegged on the state government’s “seven commitments.”
At least 8,000 families in Kashmir have lost their loved ones to enforced disappearances at the behest of the Indian armed forces. But the state refuses to acknowledge the problem and take action.
Seven decades after independence, thousands are yet to see what electricity looks like, while others are waiting for their defunct poles and wires to be more than ornamental.
The residents of Nagepur were jubilant when their village was adopted by the PM under the Adarsh Gram Yojana. Two years on, little progress has been made.
Lanura and Manzigam were the first villages in Kashmir to go ‘cashless’, but they don’t even have efficient roads, electricity and water supply, nevermind internet connection.
Critiquing the media, Mark Twain said, “There are laws to protect the freedom of the press’ speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.”
As statues of B.R. Ambedkar get vandalised across the country, Video Volunteers asks people across India if the architect of the Indian constitution is still relevant.