Agitation intensifies against land grab to build IIM Ranchi

Aloka Kujur is reporting live from Ranchi where people are protesting arrival of more police forces to evict people from their land to make room for proposed Indian Institute of Management. Aloka also interviews a woman who says neither our ancestors wanted to give this land when Govt tried to take it 50 years ago nor we want to give it now. Our agitation will continue till police leaves and we get back our land. For more Aloka Ji can be reached at 09430194872

Posted on: Mar 05, 2012. Tags: ALOKA KUJUR LAND

Adivasis oppose change in Chhotanagpur Tenancy Act

Aloka Kujur from Ranchi in Jharkhand is reporting about a meeting of Adivasi Moolvasi Astitva raksha manch where they are discussing Chhotanagpur Tenancy Act. She says the adivasisi are saying that they will not tolerate change in the act and if Govt tries to change the act they will be forced to start agitation against the same. For more Aloka Ji can be reached at 09430194872

Posted on: Mar 05, 2012. Tags: Aloka Kujur

Govt removing people by force to give land to IIM Ranchi

Aloka Kujur is reporting live from outside Ranchi where adivasis are protesting against government effort to take away 227 acre of land for Indian Institute of Management. Govt had started procurement process for this land in 1965 but no construction started so many tribals were using the land for their livelihood and were also paying tax. Now Govt is trying to remove them by force. For more Aloka can be reached at 09430194872

Posted on: Mar 04, 2012. Tags: ALOKA KUJUR LAND

Sugia Oraon went to Delhi 3 years back, have not returned...

Aloka from Mandar area of Ranchi in Jharkhand says trafficking of women has reduced in the area in last few years but she would like to talk about the case of Sugia Oraon, a 15 year old girl who was taken to Delhi 3 years back but has not returned yet. Sugia’s parents tell her that the woman who had taken Sugia has been murdered and Sugia may be sold to someone in Delhi. Please help them find their daughter. For more Aloka can be reached at 09934120747

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011. Tags: Aloka

NREGA laws need to be revised for rocky adivasi villages

Aloka from Ranchi says it is not possible to dig wells or ponds on rocky land because the Manrega scheme is limited to planting trees, soil shifting, and leveling activity.Cutting rock is not included in the scheme. An Oraon village leader in a village 30 kilometres off Ranchi explained to Aloka, that most Oraon villages are based on rocky land and so NREGA laws needs to be revised if it is to be effective for them.For more please contact Aloka at 09430194872

Posted on: Sep 18, 2011. Tags: ALOKA NREGA

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