Chunnu Hansda is a farmer and a seasonal daily wage laborer. He was busying eking out a difficult living when he heard that his closest friend had committed suicide because he had lost his all his money and savings as a result of governmental corruption. Chunnu says that this shocking moment made him reflect on the many injustices in his…
There is a road that travels through Kashedi Village. To the normal eye it doesn't look like much more than a dirt path but the Public Works Department claims it is in fact a road.
Built over a year in 2009-10, it didn't take long for it to start falling apart.
Mukesh Tudu, a resident of the village tells us about the problems everyone faces.
"Cars travel on the road and kick up the dust from the tracks. The neighbouring houses like mine are constantly covered in a layer of grime," he says.
District Collectors and Block Development Officers have all come and gone, made promises about fixing the road, but nothing has actually been done.
"Wouldn't it be better if they put tar on the road?", asks Mukesh.
Call to Action: Please call Mr. Gopal Prasad, Block Programme Officer, Churchoo on 9955390074 and ask him to make sure the road is fixed.
Chaos ensued the lockdown declared on 24th March. The haunting images of thousands of people marching back home went viral. This long march continues till date. Here’s a group of people who are on a 150KM journey back home from one part of Jammu to the other. They have walked...