Rural Housing scheme fails people of Munger, Bihar

Maniyarchak Ghat, Munger, Bihar | Sheila Sheikh

Maniyarhak ghat has nearly 15 to 20 houses with a population of around 100 – 150 people. These villagers have never had ‘pukka’ houses been built for them.

“We are poor people and cannot afford to build proper houses. Our houses are very weak and cannot shield us from rain or storms”.

“No official comes to visit us or investigate the problem. They visit us only when there is a serious problem but not to address our current housing problem”.

These villagers must get a house to live in under the Indira Awaas scheme(Rural Housing Scheme). None of these villagers have ever had  a proper house to live in. The same si the situation in rest of Munger District.

Please call the BDO of Munger on +91-9431818254 and ask him to make sure these 150 have a proper roof above their heads.

Sheela Sheikh reports from Munger, Bihar for IndiaUnheard.

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