After a Struggle of Seven Months, This Budgam Village Finally Got Safe Drinking Water

Video By: Rafiqa | Text By: Sajad Rasool Earlier the locals of SyedPora (Churpora) Budgam had to walk a long way to fetch clean drinking water. After reporting this issue our Budgam Community Correspondent met officials of Public Health Engineering Department and brought this issue in their notice. The officials took notice of this problem […]

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Fails to reach this Middle School in Kupwara

Indian PM Narendra Modi Launched the ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (Clean India Mission) on 2nd October 2014. The ‘Abhiyan’ was launched on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 145th birth anniversary. This school in Kupwara’s Guzriyal area is a glaring example of how such Abhiyans fail and the much hype about such schemes fall flat on […]

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‘Water Crisis is Women’s Crisis’ in this Village of Kashmir

Video By Aneesa Hamid | Text By Sajad Rasool | 25 February, 2016 Access to Safe Drinking water has been declared as a Human Right by the United Nations General Assembly on the 28 July 2010. But this right has remained an unfulfilled dream for the villagers of Takanwari (Dar Mohalla) of Ganderbal District, Kashmir. […]

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Girls of this Budgam village compelled to stay ILLITERATE for WATER!

Video by  Rafiqa Bano | Text by Shafat Mir | 22 February 2016 The authorities seem to have forgotten this village of Budgam district as there is no potable water available to around 800 inhabitants. The women folk have to tread miles to fetch water daily which has resulted in the low literacy rate among […]

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