Kashmir Flood Survivors still wait for compensation

As the Assembly Elections come to a close in Jammu & Kashmir, those affected by September’s floods continue to wait on relief and compensation. Will the newly formed government be able to take on this mammoth task?

This report from Lelhaar in Pulwama evidences the damage done to the lives and properties of people in the area; little has been done by way of ensuring fair compensation to people. Community Correspondent Mir Shahida reports from the area.

In a statement issued on 19th December, a senior leader of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr Sayed Altaf Bukhari appealed to the administration to hasten the relief process. He re-iterated that not enough had been done to help those who had lost their homes and businesses.

Residents of Pulwama district voted during the third phase of elections on 9th december recording a 38.31% voter turnout.

World Youth Skill Day: “Sustain Ancestral Skill or Earn Livelihood?” Question Next Gen Banaras Weavers

 
/ July 15, 2019

On World Youth Skill Day, young weavers from Banaras talk about their dilemma between sustaining their ancestral skill of weaving or earning a better livelihood with a different skill. 

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Living Cultures: The ‘Zagor’ of Goa

 
/ July 9, 2019

In tradition to appease their gods, the indigenous Gowda tribe in Goa celebrates a colorful festival called Zagor.

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