Two bamboo sticks make a bridge in village of West Bengal
Over 100 people, old and young, cross a canal over a temporary bridge of two bamboos every day in West Bengal, as their bridge is broken into half since seven months. Mothers with babies, children with heavy schoolbags and men with cycles travel undertake the dangerous bamboo-walking during the dry...
This bridge of a small village of West Bengal is a disaster waiting to happen
Every day about 10,000 people risk their lives while crossing this small, broken down bridge in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal to go about their daily business. The bridge, which connects the small village of Banchukamari in Cooch Behar district, has been in a dilapidated state ever since two...
Absence of a bridge stirring turmoil in Harpur, Bihar
The absence of a bridge over Harbora river is causing a lot of trouble for the residents of Harpur Panchayat in West Champaran, Bihar. The community is more concerned about their children having to cross the river every day, just to attend school. When the river is flooded, everyone is...
Broken Bridge Leaves Villagers Stranded
An important bridge in Salaiya village, Jharkhand, lies broken for the past six years.
Broken Bridge Halts Life
In Kareli village, Himachal Pradesh, the lack of infrastructure makes villagers’ lives precarious.
Dam Built, Tribals Damned
Villagers displaced by the Mogra dam project have still not been rehabilitated five years later.
Incomplete Bridge Stalls Development
Rural community suffers as infrastructural projects lay incomplete in India’s Jharkhand.
Education – A Risky Business
Rural students in India’s Chattisgarh risk their lives everyday by crossing rain-swollen river in narrow boats to attend school.