These lakes were built by the Palegara or the local chieftains of the empire. The extent of ruling of the chieftains expands all the way to Pathapalya, Gummanayakanahalli, Kalkooru, and Teluru … Continue readingLake Manager Story From Chikkaballapura
Kantharaju: Farmers’ story is just this, if it rains we can harvest else there is nothing, we face
drought, the farmer has to do something to survive. We are not able to cover basic farming costs,
manure, labour, tractor hiring, the costs are too high. With all of this, the farmer can never prosper.
He has been fighting nonstop but has not found … Continue readingRaju And Kantharaju From Tannenahalli In Tumkur District Of Karnataka (Transcript)
The Nilgiris mountain range in South India is home to India’s first biosphere and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Behind the thick green and biodiversity, however, different pictures emerge and all is not well with the region. … Continue readingOn The Ground In The Nilgiris
Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has been mining in Chirya, Manoharpur, Jharkhand for several years, and as a result, the natural resources have been contaminated, one of them is the river Hamsagandha. After the Gram Panchayat of Chiriya complained to the officials at SAIL a 9000 litres … Continue readingNative Dialogue: Mining And The River
Govind Hamram is a 60-year-old Santhal farmer and healer. He takes us on a journey through his world of hodopathy, on how he finds the herbs, the process of making the cures and how it is different from other treatments. And does it take community to save a forest? … Continue readingNative Dialogue: Govind Hamram: A Tribal Doctor