Tendu Leaf Pickers Exploited

Community Correspondent Saroj Kumar Suna is from Baragarh District Odisha, an area famous for its cultivation of tendu or kendu leaves. These leaves form an extremely lucrative business, one that is rife with inequity. At this site in Mithapalli village workers are fed up angry with the conditions they work under. Low wages, delayed payments, lack of basic facilities like water are just some of the issues they face on a daily basis. Saroj has made this video with the aim to screen it back to the relevant authorities with the hope to bring change. Call to Action: Please call Debabrata Roy, the Divisional Forest Officer on 06683-223437 and ask him to ensure that the worker's demands are met.

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