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Aug 02, 2018
Chattarpur, MP: Being denied govt assistance to rebuild his roofless house for over a decade, a Dalit labourer contemplates suicideSarman Ahirwar, a Dalit labourer from Chattarpur district, stands at the district collectorate with a train of four small children and a rope to hang himself. Sarman’s wife was eligible for a house under the Indira Awas scheme, and now Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, 12 years ago. But, their house remained under construction. When the rains hit Bundelkhand a few weeks ago, Sarman’s kaccha house in Bhoyra village of Chattarpur, Madhya Pradesh, fell apart, leaving his family of five small children roofless.
Jun 22, 2018
Mahoba, Bundelkhand: Irregularities in income and unstructured labour market births innovative money-making schemesThere are scenes you see on a regular midsummer day in Bundelkhand that turn the most common business ideas into those tinged with pathos and absurdity. Like the picture of a market square where a weighing scale balances a fluffy head of hair against a half kg. weight. Hair that has been painstakingly collected by women as they comb their tresses each day, and then handed over to Sunil of Supa village, who comes a-calling to their village on his cycle. He barters the hair for small necessary goods – utensils, stationary and snacks for the kids. He’s been doing this for six years now, and it’s as comfortable a livelihood as any in factory-less, drought-prone Mahoba.
Jun 12, 2018
Filled with muck and puja debris, Chitrakoot's heavily polluted Mandakini River is also drying up‘She who flows calmly’ — that might be the meaning of the beautiful-sounding name Mandakini, but the Mandakini river in Chitrakoot – filled with muck, filth, puja debris, and even a corpse or two, as we learnt last weekend when the body of a 10-year-old girl was fetched out of it – would, we reckon, be flowing anything but calmly.