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Toilets Constructed at Kalighat Red Light Area of Kolkata 

 
/ May 31, 2022

The basic hygiene of this red Light district is almost non-existent, living conditions are dank and squalid. Debgopal Mondal, a Community Correspondent of Video Volunteers (VV) made a video about their living conditions and was screening and engaging with the community about ways to solve these issues.

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Displaced Tribal Families of Sundargarh Receives Hollow Assurance, No Relief Ensured so far

 
/ May 27, 2022

The villagers, whenever they raise their voices, were always pushed down and shooed away, the local police started harassing them, sometimes even arresting them on flimsy issues.

Water Crisis Leading to Fights in a Adarsh Village of Jharkhand 

 
/ May 26, 2022

The basic facilities for a quality living are missing in this Model Village of Bhauro.

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People in Bastar rallying for a Railway line in the Region 

 
/ May 13, 2022

They have been demanding a railway line for passengers for the last 50 years. The Bastar Chambers of Commerce and Industries are also a part of this agitation, together with various local organisations and citizens.

Families in Bihar Living Under Extreme Stress of being Forcibly Evicted

 
/ May 9, 2022

In the Katihar district of Bihar state, 60 families are staying in shanties next to the State Highway. But they have to be relocated, because of the Highway expansion project, and that is the issue.

Hailstorm Leaves Farmers Shattered in Kishanganj 

 
/ April 23, 2022

The storm was so powerful that many roofs were blown away and trees uprooted damaging the walls and in few cases, the entire houses collapsed.

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Why Is Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) Failing?

 
/ April 18, 2022

Goreti Kujur, a video journalist for Video Volunteers from Jharkhand, is quite popular in her neighborhood. The villagers, especially women, approach her when they have issues with availing government schemes.

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Mandatory Linking of Aadhaar to Ration Card Keeping Families Hungry

 
/ April 12, 2022

The villagers of Patiraj Gura, comprising mostly landless and daily wage labourers, are in dire situation due to a technical glitch of this mechanism.