Tag: Maharashtra (Indian State)

No Bribe No Free House

 
/ June 9, 2014

Want a house that is supposed to be provided for free by the government?  Tough luck.  It’s not free. Give me a bribe.  Else live on the street or in a make shift hut.  An unsafe place that may collapse on you and kill you and your entire family.  Money...

Village Campaigns to Ban Liquor

 
/ May 6, 2014

Community Corespondent Krupakar Chahande reports from Chichkheda village in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra where residents have been trying to ban liquor as they find it is eating away at their lives. Read on to see how you can help. Despite their campaigning liquor is still being sold in every village, destroying...

Women Vow to Rid their Village of Alcohol

 
/ February 27, 2014

The women of Motarga Village in Maharashtra have been fighting a battle against the alcohol traders in their village. Community Correspondent Shanti Yevtikar reports their story. Alcohol had been draining the pockets of their families for years. Worse, the consumption often resulted in the women being abuse, ill-health and for...

Quality Education Required

 
/ February 4, 2014

The Right to Education Act came into effect in India on 1st April 2010. A few things that the Act envisions for all schools in India are: · Clean drinking water for all students · Hygienic, separate toilets for girls and boys · Library for studying · Playground It also...

Gondhal- The lesser known folk artist!

 
/ February 3, 2014

He puts on his costume and picks up his instrument, time to go to work. Work for Kisan Kate comes when he goes around his village in Buldhana, Maharashtra performing the Gondhal. The Gondhal is a ritual of Maharashtra which includes narrative performance in order to obtain blessings from Goddess...