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IIM Ranchi: Nehru had promised land will not be taken but...

Arpana from Ranchi is telling us about the struggle of villagers who are sitting on dharna from last 3 months protesting taking over their land for Indian Institute of Management. She says one lady has died while in dharna. High Court has rejected villagers demand saying half the people had taken compemsation in 1950s which is not true. She also says that in 50s Prime Minister Nehru had promised to villagers that their land will not be taken away but this govt has no concern for the people. For more Arpana can be reached at 08873121783

Posted on: May 28, 2012. Tags: ARPANA PADA LAND

IIM Ranchi: We can't give land at any cost, says villagers

Arpana from Ranchi says the movement against land acquisition to build Indian Institute of Management continues. The hearing in High Court has got postponed which has made people worried but they are still strong to fight. Today it is raining hard but people are still sitting on the sit in site. People feel if they leave their land, Govt will not allow them to enter again. The people are living there day and night and staying awake in the night. They say our life and death is linked to this land and we can not give this land at any cost. For more Arpana can be reached at 08873121783

Posted on: May 11, 2012. Tags: ARPANA PADA LAND

Children rally protesting land acquisition for IIM Ranchi

Arpana from Nagari village near Ranchi says as you know Govt is keen to take 227 acre of land of this village to build Indian Institute of Management and farmers are protesting. Govt has started buiding the boundary wall by force after a favorable court judgement. She says our forefathers did not take money for the land in 1957 when it was first tried neither we want to take now. She is telling about a rally children took out to make home the demands of their farmer families. For more Arpana Ji can be reached at 08873121783

Posted on: May 09, 2012. Tags: ARPANA PADA LAND

Govt sends 500 policemen to capture land for IIM in Ranchi

Arpana Pada from Nagri village near Ranchi says we are sitting on a day and night protest dharna from 4th April against govt move to take our 227 acre fertile land for building Indian Institute of Management and Law college by force. 5000 people are dependent on this land. From last 2 days 500 policemen have arrived and they have ordered section 144 to start work on boundary wall. People are sad and worried about their future. They need your help at this moment of crisis. For more Arpana Ji can be reached at 08092439822

Posted on: May 07, 2012. Tags: ARPANA PADA LAND

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