In Jharkhand some villages are suffering with less rain, some with more...

Aparna Marandi from Giridih district in Jharkhand is saying in her area some villages are suffering from more rains and some from less. It is the same story every year and farmers suffer. She requests the government to make arrangement for irrigation in every village so farmers are not dependent on the nature. For more Aparna Ji can be reached at 09771949885

Posted on: Aug 27, 2012. Tags: Aparna Marandi

Santhali folk song by Jeetan Marandi on ill effects of drinking...

Aparna Marandi from Giridih district of Jharkhand is singing a Santhali song today. The song is written by jailed adivasi cultural activist Jeetan Marandi which talks about ill effect of drinking. The song says you are drinking and your house is getting destroyed, your children are suffering, their education is getting affected. The song requests please leave drinking and take care of your family. For more Aparna Ji can be reached at 09771949885

Posted on: Aug 17, 2012. Tags: Aparna Marandi

ये आज़ादी है कैसा, कहने वालों को हक ये मिला है कैसा?....एक गीत

ये आजादी आज़ादी है कैसा?
कहने वालों को हक ये मिला है कैसा
देखो कितने भूखे नंगे तडप रहे हैं
ये आज़ादी का हालत है कैसा
देखो कितने महल ये चमक रहे हैं
कितनी झुपडिया उजाड पड़े हैं
ये आज़ादी मिली है कैसा?

अपर्णा मरांडी

Posted on: Aug 15, 2012. Tags: Aparna Marandi

Police broke my house and beat up people, why? asks an adivasi

Aparna Marandi from Tilda block of Giridih district in Jharkhand is telling us that yesterday Police came to Kirando village and broke people’s houses. She is talking to Nunulal Hembrom who tells her that prolice broke the lock of his house and beat up a school going child. He says he wants to know why police did so and what action is being taken by officials against the police. For more Aparna Ji can be reached at 09771949885

Posted on: Aug 14, 2012. Tags: Aparna Marandi

Are we really independent? asks wife of arrested adivasi peoples artist

Aparna Marandi is asking us if our nation is really independent. She says when I look around so many years after independence same repression as British is continuing and there is not much progress on health, education of poor. Educated are not getting jobs. She says my husband Jeetan Marandi is an example. He was writing songs to make people aware about their rights and to fight against obscurantism,dowry etc and he is in jail on false charges. I think we are not independent. For more Aparna ji can be reached at 09771949885

Posted on: Aug 11, 2012. Tags: Aparna Marandi

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