In Udaipur village of Harhua block of Varanasi district, the Mahalaxmi Self Help Group was formed 3 years ago, but they could not operate independently, because of the high handedness of the village head and the laxity of the Government officials.
Here, in this episode, the anchor Shabnam Varanasi brings us the plight of the slum dwellers in Mumbai, Maharashtra, the commercial capital of India, of the dearth of basic amenities, specially drinking water.
Our community correspondents are embedded in their neighbourhood localities and they get to hear the slightest ruffles in their vicinity
The ageing population of India is struggling to survive the pandemic as many have no active welfare schemes in their name. Some have also stopped receiving their monthly pensions ever since the pandemic began.
When will our rural areas be at par with our urban areas in terms of energy security?
Free ration under a central government scheme remains a distant dream for this marginalised community in Varanasi.
Musahars of Bhadohi were chased away whenever they tried to get water from other neighbourhoods.