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Lockdown Grinds Chattisgarh’s Rural Economy to Halt
The lockdown has severely hit small scale vendors like street food stall owners and farm labourers in Chattisgarh’s Raigarh district. Our community correspondent Rajesh Gupta sends us this ground report from Turenga village in Raigarh. In the absence of any work or customers, these small vendors are at home without...
Migrant Workers from Jharkhand Taken Care of By Villagers in Chhattisgarh – An Inspiring Story...
Yet another inspiring story of people taking care of each other in the current crisis. 15 workers from Jharkhand were brought to Saraipali panchayat in Chhattisgarh by a contractor to work on electricity towers. When the lockdown was declared the contractor took off without making any arrangements for these workers...
All Women Kabaddi Competition: An Effort to Break the Barriers of Purdah
Women from over 35 villages, in Chhattisgarh, came together, organised an all-women Kabaddi Competition and shattered all stereotypes and inhibitions.
Raigarh Among the Most Air Polluted Cities in the World, Ranks 48
The most common culprit of air pollution, across is the burning of coal, oil, and gas, also leading to the climate crisis.
Industrial Discharge of Effluents Becomes a Concern in Chhattisgarh
Gurushree company in Delari village, Raigarh, discharging contaminated water majorly causing water pollution and damaging agricultural land.
Chhattisgarh Mining: Punjipathra Loses hope in Jindal’s Development Promises
In 2000 Jindal confiscated land in Punjipathra village in Chhattisgarh. Its been 18 years, the residents are still waiting for jobs promised to them.
Corporate Greed for Coal Threatens to Displace Adivasis
In 14 villages under 8 Panchayats in Tamnar Block of Chhatisgarh, Adani is eyeing over 115 acres of land and forests to mine coal.
Despite Burgeoning Malnourishment in Children, Anganwadis Lack Basic Infrastructure
The number of malnourished children under age five in Chhatisgarh has been growing over the last ten years.