Live report from rally demanding jobs to local adivasis by NMDC Dantewada...

Mangalram Kunjam is reporting from Dantewada in Chhattisgarh from a procession towards National Mineral Development Corporation. He says NMDC has been denying jobs to locals and the villages where NMDC is located has not developed. He alleges Corporate Social Responsibility money has also been siphoned off. Thus Locals are fighting against NMDC for their reservation and betterment in leadership of Adivasi Mahasabha, he says. Mangal@9407708515

Posted on: Jul 03, 2014. Tags: DANTEWADA MANGAL KUNJAM

NMDC wants to take over Kirandul town for iron ore mining, people protesting...

Mangal Kunjam is calling from Kirandul town in Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh. Kirandul town was developed by people associated with National Mineral Development corporation from 50 years. Now NMDC is giving notice to people and want to remove them. He says because these people are living here for many years so they should be given land deeds and NMDC should not take the land for mining. Revenue officer@9425231024. Mangal@9407708515

Posted on: May 26, 2014. Tags: MANGAL KUNJAM MINING

Dantewada: Thousands NMDC mines affected demand better deal for them...

Mangal Kunjam says today thousands of adivasis from 53 affected villages by National Mineral Development corporation mines in Dantewada demonstrated in front of SDM office with 32 demands. They had protested last year and were given similar assurances. They are demanding jobs to locals, better compensation and no support to private companies like Tata and Essar. They also demanded proper utilization of Corporate Social responsibility money. Mangal@9407708515

Posted on: May 18, 2014. Tags: DANTEWADA MANGAL KUNJAM

Few kms from district HQ no teacher in higher secondary school from 7 yrs...

Mangal Kunjam is calling from Bedre in Bhairamgarh block in Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh where a higher secondary school is run by no teachers from last 7 years. The school has one headmaster and a lab technician. Last year 17 students appeared in class 10th exam and only one got through. He says Bedre is on road 25 kms from district headquarter. You can imagine the situation of schools in interior. Pls call officer at 07853298031. Mangal@9407708515

Posted on: Feb 06, 2014. Tags: EDUCATION MANGAL KUNJAM

Bastar journalists complete foot march protesting murder of two colleagues...

Mangal Kunjam is calling from Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh where Journalists have completed a foot march which started on 26th January from Abujhmaad area. He says this march was in protest of murder of two journalists by Naxals last year. Journalists are being pressurized by both sides. No Naxals came forward to meet the journalists during the march. They have spoken to many villagers to understand their views to bring peace. Mangal@9407708515

Posted on: Jan 30, 2014. Tags: BASTAR MANGAL KUNJAM

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