INDIA: Tribal people’s livelihoods threatened due to the confiscation of their land in Chitrakoot, Uttar-Pradesh

INDIA: Tribal people’s livelihoods threatened due to the confiscation of their land in Chitrakoot, Uttar-Pradesh

In 1991 the Revenue Department, in consultation with local Panchayats (village governments), gave a land entitlement to 46 landless Kol adivasis (indigenous tribal people) and other villagers in Ailaha Badhaiya, Chitrakoot. After precise measuring and mapping, the land was handed over to these families individually. Read more about INDIA: Tribal people’s livelihoods threatened due to the confiscation of their land in Chitrakoot, Uttar-Pradesh

INDIA: Food provided through government assistance only fit for pigs in West Bengal

INDIA: Food provided through government assistance only fit for pigs in West Bengal

After a long period of fighting, several government officials came to E.M. Parvati’s home and delivered 3 BPL cards to her and her two daughters, Kali and Durga (BPL no. 174240, 174241 and174242). With much excitement, Parvati and her daughter went to collect food using their BPL cards. However, upon receipt, Parvati realized that the foodgrains were inedible. The rice was rotten and not fit for human consumption. Read more about INDIA: Food provided through government assistance only fit for pigs in West Bengal