Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu

Long Walk To School

 
/ October 11, 2011

In rural Tamil Nadu, children walk six kilometers to get to school.

Dalit Woman Fights for Her People

 
/ August 31, 2011

An uncommon woman champions her people’s rights and returns land to 120 families.

A Blinding Road to Fill One’s Plate

 
/ July 27, 2011

In Trichy District, TN, blind people struggle to cover the 5 kilometers that lead to the ration shop.

Public Toilets In Disrepair, Villagers Suffer

 
/ June 22, 2011

In Kokkarapati village (TN), dilapidated public toilets cause difficulty, disease and humiliation.

Ambedkar Statue Put Behind Bars

 
/ May 26, 2011

Dalits feel insulted after an Ambedkar statue had to be protected with grills in Chennai.

Dalits Raise Voice Against Land Usurpers

 
/ April 26, 2011

In Kanchiwaram, Tamil Nadu, Dalits are fighting to get land that had been donated to them.

Tribal Girl Yearns For College

 
/ March 31, 2011

Alamelu has been waiting for her community certificate to enter college for more than one year.

Proposed Dump Site Threatens Water Source

 
/ February 10, 2011

Chennai’s lake Chembarambakkam will be polluted if a proposed dumping site is built.