Radio Namaskar broadcast the story of Kau Kahala, a dalit widow in her sixties who was not getting her widow pension. “Banakhandi Gram Panchayat officials refused to release my pension,” says Kahala. “After I spoke about my plight on radio, the administration took note.”The administration released Rs 4,000, Kahala’s pension of the last 20 months.
Dalit Woman Kau Kahala got widow pension
Gurubari Mallik, aged 65 years, resident of Karamanga village under Konark NAC. She had given an application for Old Age Pension and visited to NAC office so many times. But she faced ignorance always and didn’t get the pension. Her husband is patient who was unable to work for their livelihood. Realizing the worst condition […]Read More
A hand pump in Benipur Rout Sahi of Andara Ichapur GP was not functioning for a long time. So, the villagers were suffering a lot for water. After consuming the polluted water numbers of villagers were admitted in the hospital. The villagers requested to the BDO office several times to repair the hand pump, but […]Read More
The whitewashing flood devastated Gop block in September 2011. Thousands of families trapped by water logging in Gop. After flood water entered into the areas, the communication mediums like telephone, mobile networks, internet etc stopped to working except the radio. Radio Namaskar played a crucial role in rescue and relief distribution operation. At that time […]Read More