Community Correspondents

Shambhulal Khatik

Shambhulal Khatik

For the Khatik community from Derwada, life in Rajasthan has been a constant struggle for recognition. With hollow promises made at each election, the community seems to have no hope that their hardships will ever come to an end. Shambhulal Khatik wants to become the voice of this disenfranchised community and others like it. He wants to report on the discrimination against them and to follow up on the progress of promises made by the politicians.

Videos from Shambhulal

Discrimination stands alive in crematoriums

 
/ November 7, 2012

The crematories for Dalits in Delwara district of Rajasthan are in very bad shape. There is no place for the relatives to sit and no arrangement for drinking water. There is no shed to burn the body. During monsoons, the relatives use rubber tyres to burn the deceased.  For the...

Temporary Education Hits Rural School

 
/ October 27, 2011

Lack of Permanent Teachers Hinders Higher Education in Rajasthan.

Say No to Plastic!

 
/ October 10, 2011

People of Rajasthan openly flout the ban on plastic.