Abhishek Kumar Dash is a Community Correspondent from Nuapada district, Odisha. His dream was to become an engineer. Though he enrolled in a B.Sc. program, he was forced to drop out halfway through, as his family faced dire financial circumstances. He then started and gave up a successful business, to become a social activist because he felt the need for…
Around 6 villages are stuck in the mud because the local Sarpanch has been refusing to take advantage of existing government schemes and construct a road for the people. In Solbandh village of District Nuapada in Odisha, lack of a proper road is adding to the people's discontent. Students have to trudge through mud everyday to make it to school. The main market, the highway, the nearest hospital - all have to be accessed by tip-toeing through the slush. In times of crisis, the discomfort turns acute. If one is pregnant or sick, she/he has to be carried over the slippery road.
The people are demanding change.
Call to Action: Call the Sarpanch Mr. Simanchal Nihaljee on +919018935569 and ask him to get a pucca road constructed through his village.