Forest fire in my village but forest dept is not concerned

Pitbasu Bhoi from Gram Adhikar Manch in Pampapur village in Surguja district says that a forest fire has broken near his village. More than 10 members of their organization have got injured trying to fire fight but there is no trace of forest department and district authorities are also not concerned. He says this is the way the forest is getting finished. Last year also there was a fire and people from his organisation worked hard. They later heard that Govt had sent some money to reward them but the people who worked have got nothing. For more Mr Bhoi can be reached at 09630209956

Posted on: May 29, 2012. Tags: FOREST PITBASU BHOI

Waiting for NREGA compensation for 2 years...

Pitbasu Bhoi from Surguja in Chhattisgarh says I worked for NREGA for 100 days in 2010 and was not paid and had to give a heavy price ( His son died in hospital while he was still running around to get his NREGA wages). Then he got the wages after it was raised in Swara and then in many newspapers but he is still waiting for compensation for late payment. He has written to all officials including the collector but has got no reply. Today he has complained to Lokpal and hopes he will get justice. For more Mr Bhoi can be reached at 07566212015

Posted on: May 11, 2012. Tags: NREGA PITBASU BHOI

Impact: Swara message delivers help to deceased laborers family

Pitbasu Bhoi a laborer from Surguja district in Chhattisgarh says I had reported about my friend who died in a hospital in capital Raipur and doctors were not releasing his body before producing Rs 30,000 more. After the Swara report some journalists reached hospital and that Rs 30,000 was waived off. I thank you all for helping that poor family. I will request you to please help them get back Rs 30,000 as well which they had paid to hospital after selling their land. For more Bhoi ji can be reached at 09977101350

Posted on: May 03, 2012. Tags: Pitbasu Bhoi

Hospital not releasing body of a laborer, need more money

A laborer Pitbasu Bhoi from Surguja in Chhattisgarh says a fellow laborer was sick and was admitted in a hospital in Ambikapur with his Smart card which government has issued to people living Below poverty line. He was sent to a hospital called MMI in Raipur where he died. His family members have deposited Rs 20,000 to the hospital. But the hospital says the bill is Rs 40,000 and are not releasing the deadbody. Please help. For more Pitbasu ji can be reached at 09977101350

Posted on: May 01, 2012. Tags: Pitbasu Bhoi

Swara beneficiary turns activist, finds others suffering alike

Pitbasu Bhoi is a laborer who got his wages for 100 days of wrok in NREGA last year only after he complained in Swara. Though he had lost his son before because he could not pay for his treatment. Today he travels in the villages to find out about situation of other laborers. Today he is visiting a village where he finds out that laborers have not got wages from last year and the officials do not fill the entry in their job cards. For more Pitbasu ji can be reached at 09926209136

Posted on: Mar 28, 2012. Tags: Pitbasu Bhoi

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