The laborers said It is much better to take up arms and live a life of dignity...

Raju Akela from Chatra, Jharkhand narrates, how he and many others like him, in search of job are cheated in Mumbai. As they followed a job advertisements commonly seen nowadays at railways, bus stops and other public places. As Raju had some cash on him, he managed to return back. But there are many trapped who have to toil hard on empty stomach, they weeped as they shared it would be better for them to take up arms and live with dignity. For more Raju can be reached at 08450937542

Posted on: Jul 11, 2013. Tags: Raju Akela

We have no school, so we adivasi children only go for hunting and grazing...

Raju Akela from Kendutola-Salaiyatand vilalge in Kasari panchayat in Semaria block of Chatra district in Jharkhand is telling us in his adivasi Kuduk language that there are 40 adivasi houses in his village. The village has no school so no one goes to study. Children go for hunting and grazing. When grown up they go to work in hotels and spend that earning in liquor and gambling. You are requested to help. For more Raju can be reached at 08450937542

Posted on: Jul 05, 2013. Tags: EDUCATION RAJU AKELA

Cant pay 500 bribe, wont get Old age pension, says official, alleges villager...

Raju Akela from Semaria block in Chatra district of Jharkhand is telling us that according to his calculation around 30% eligible people are getting old age pension. Lately Govt had collected photographs of all old people and old age pension was promised but the local officials tell him that higher officers demand Rs 500 bribe for each application so those can not pay will not get pension. For more Raju Ji can be reached at 09693356601

Posted on: May 03, 2013. Tags: Raju Akela

My village has no raods, school or hand pump, Request to collector dont work...

Dear friends, I am Raju Akela from Semaria block of Chatra district of Jharkhand. The name of my village is Kendutola and I live in the Talaiyadand para of the village. Around 500 adivasis live in this village and all of them are farmers. No government scheme is functioning in this village. There are no roads, no school, no hand pump, no support for housing under Indira Awas. Villagers ave gone to the collector but no one listens. For more Raju can be reached at 09693356601

Posted on: Jan 04, 2013. Tags: EDUCATION RAJU AKELA

Thanks to NREGA well, we get water round the year, also doing irrigation...

My name is Raju Akela. I am calling from Salaiyadand tola of Kasari panchayat in Semaria block of Chatra district in Jharkhand. I want to tell you that we got one well thanks to NREGA that has changed the life of villagers. In our village there are 80 houses and 500 people. All the other wells in village dry during summer but this well is giving water all around and people are using this water for irrigating their crop also. If we can have 3/4 more such wells the fate of the village will change. For more Raju Ji can be reached at 09693356601

Posted on: Nov 09, 2012. Tags: NREGA RAJU AKELA WATER

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