Forest Dept usurps land from farmers in Gaunaha, Bihar
Tanju Devi / February 11, 2016
Vanahava Parsa is a tiny village in Gaunaha, Bihar. The people of Vanahava are traditionally a forest dwelling community, and several generations have been residing on this land for several decades. Many are farmers, and maintain a harmonious existence with the forest as they are dependent on forest produce for...
One Ambulance for 18 villages
Tanju Devi / September 21, 2015
There is only one ambulance for 18 villages in Gaunaha block of West Champaran district. Pregnant women say that ambulance never arrives on time. They either have to hire a private vehicle or use a bullock cart to get the nearest health facility.