Stop Forceful Land Acquisition in Belahari, Odisha

A villager recounts that those displaced earlier for the same project are living as domestic helps. Happy with farming, Belahari villagers from Kalinga Nagar do not want to give their land to TATA Company.

CALL TO ACTION : Call District Collector, Anil Kumar Samal at +916728222330 and demand that he puts a stop to forceful land acquisition.

This video was made by Biswanath Patra, a Video Volunteers Community Correspondent from Jajpur district in Odisha.

Community Correspondents come from marginalised communities in India and produce videos on unreported stories. These stories are ’news by those who live it.’ they give the hyperlocal context to global human rights and development challenges. See more such videos at www.videovolunteers.org. Take action for a more just global media by sharing their videos and joining in their call for change.

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The Sinking Houseboats of Kashmir

 
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