INDIA: Deaths from starvation imminent in Alhadadpur village in Amebdkar Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh

INDIA: Deaths from starvation imminent in Alhadadpur village in Amebdkar Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh

According to the information received, several families in Alhadapur village were engaged in the weaving industry. However owing to the influx of cheap alternatives from outside the country and various other factors like poor management of the industry by the private entrepreneurs and lack of government support, the weaving industry in Uttar Pradesh deteriorated. This terminated the source of income of several thousand families in the state. Most of these families are staying in villages and Alhadapur is one such village. Read more about INDIA: Deaths from starvation imminent in Alhadadpur village in Amebdkar Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh

INDIA: 18 Musahar families are dying of starvation due to negligence of district administration in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

INDIA: 18 Musahar families are dying of starvation due to negligence of district administration in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

The Musahar community, in Varanasi district, is socially and economically one of the most marginalized communities in India and they are poorest amongst poor. The Musahar community falls under the category of the Scheduled Caste. Although the practice of untouchability is a crime in Indian law the Musahar community is not allowed to enjoy ordinary social life with the mainstream society and to share common amenities in the village. Read more about INDIA: 18 Musahar families are dying of starvation due to negligence of district administration in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

INDIA: Corruption causes starvation in Musahar community in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

INDIA: Corruption causes starvation in Musahar community in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

The Musahar community, in Varanasi district, is socially and economically one of the most marginalized communities in India. The Musahar community falls under the category of Scheduled Caste. Although the practice of untouchability is a crime in Indian law the Musahar community is not allowed to enjoy social life with the mainstream society and to share common amenities in the village. Read more about INDIA: Corruption causes starvation in Musahar community in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh