“Video Volunteers gave me a platform to go the extra mile for people”
Avijit Adhikary is a journalist with nearly 8000 days of field experience till date. In the past two decades, he has witnessed the ebb and flow of the media industry in India, with ripples felt in his region too. This includes the rise of digital media, the decline of print...
The happiness that comes with an yearly bonus
This video is a story of success, a story of a small win against a giant corporation. A story of persistence and a never-say-die attitude. This year, the workers of 3 gardens in the Alipurduar area of Kumargram Block, received a slightly increased yearly bonus, an increase of 3%, from...
Community demands stronger rescue operations for the missing minor girl
The villages in Sundarbans area of West Bengal State are impoverished. Taking advantage of their poverty, the human traffickers easily find victims to lure away.
VV’s Correspondent Puja Thakur Reports on Functionality of Panchayati Raj System in the Tea Garden
Community Correspondent (CC) Puja Thakur, in this video is inquiring about the existing Panchayati Raj systems in Tea Gardens of Alipurduar of West Bengal state.
IMPACT | Bengal Police Rescued Trafficked Teenager Safely
India has various provisions to combat trafficking, among others the Article 23(1) of the Constitution, IPC 366 – 373, the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956 are the main ones. A draft bill for Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation is also underway.
Land right’s movement intensifies in West Bengal tea estate
This episode of ‘Awaaz Ho Bulaand’ has visuals of breathtaking views of Dooars area of North Bengal and the sloping verdant tea gardens, but, though the background is scenic, the living condition of the tea garden workers there is far from ideal.
Villagers in Bankura Came Together To Fix Water Crisis
This is a story of collective will and finding solutions for immediate problems. In this Pindarbari village, Bankura District, West Bengal, all the hand pumps were defunct and the main Submersible Pump was also not working, for three years. The villagers had a hard time collecting water from nearby villages,...
16 Year Old Girl Trafficked from North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
In this video, the Community Correspondent (CC), Milan Mondal is accompanying parents of one 16 year old minor victim of trafficking to the police station to lodge a complaint.