RALLY FOR RIGHT TO RESOURCES IN KERALA

Vibhava Avakasha Jatha – The journey from Trivandrum to Kottayam
March 4 – 8, 2008, Jana Munettam

In Kerala, Dalits, Adivasis, women, fishing communities, unorganized workers and other marginalized are being suppressed and pushed into extreme forms of deprivation and daily humiliation. Systematically keeping aside the dalits and adivasis, resources that should be equitably shared are being enjoyed and controlled only by some communities. This kind of monopoly and control cannot be tolerated in a democratic state.READ MORE

“SHIKSHANACHI GAADI CHALALI…”

CSS Yatra- Kamshet and Dehu Road- 1st March 2008

The Mumbai Pune expressway has almost created one continuous urban stretch between these major cities of Maharashtra. And yet there are significant numbers of people, communities, settlements who are ignored/ forgotten/ overlooked or just simply rendered non-existent by the state and by those who are part of this urban image.
Communities in Kamshet and Dehu Road made themselves heard on 1st March along with CRY partner Sadhana. They walked the talked and talked the walk- for a Common School System, for the rights of ‘civilians’ living in areas that fall under ‘Cantonment’ laws and for the right to a life with dignity for all people.READ MORE