Omkareswar dam affected people starts Jal Satyagraha

In a series of dams on River Narmada one is called Omkareshwar where the dam is almost complete but not the rehabilitation. Affected people are living in their villages and they fear submergence if more water reaches the dam during monsoon. The villagers have decided to start a Jal Satyagarh from 16th July and they will not move from their villages until government completes the just rehabilitation of all the affected people. Shubhranshu Choudhary speaks to leader of Narmada Bachao Andolan Alok Agrawal in Khandwa about the movement. For more you can reach Mr Choudhary at 09811066749

Posted on: Jul 16, 2012. Tags: Shubhranshu Choudhary

Adivasis dont trust they will get job in industry after giving land

Munni Hansda, an adivasi leader from Santhal Pargana region of Jharkhand is leading an agitation against proposed coal mine, dam and a power project in Dumka district. She says they are opposing these projects as it will displace lots of people. Adivasi people are not educated so they will not get any job in the industry. She says adivasis are happy with their life with agriculture and forest and are fighting to save their way of life. For more Mr Choudhary can be reached at 09811066749

Posted on: Jul 08, 2012. Tags: LAND SHUBHRANSHU CHOUDHARY

We are winning the fights against companies says Adivasi leader

Adivasi leader Kumar Chand Mardi says adivasis in Jharkhand are fighting to save their land as their ancestral land is their only source of income and people are winning wherever they are fighting. He says Mittal is trying to come from last many years, so is Jindal and so is so many companies who have signed memorandum of understanding with the govrnment but none of them have been able to take land though government is trying to cheat them in variety of ways.

Posted on: Jul 07, 2012. Tags: Shubhranshu Choudhary

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