A Ray of Hope For Dry River in Bundelkhand
In Bundelkhand region 100 years back, Bargarh was known as tribal area
situated in between the dense forest. This area is known for lions in early
year. The health level of tribal’s is known to be good in those days and the
tapping of the minerals is supposed to be very less in those days.
Today there is lot of barren lands which is spread throughout miles and
there is lot of availability of silica mines is in this land. These mines are
considered as acwrn for poor hungry tribal people.
These mines are also responsible much in term of infection of TB and
In early age they have no relation with primary education and they didn’t
want to educate themselves for better lives.
Now from 10 years women is also giving importance to education to educate
themselves and their children. But now a day’s, scenario is changing drastically
women want to educate their children but most of time they have been surviving
to earn their daily bread and their family bread too.
Despite of their daily struggle, they are not capable to get their
Dryness is the main disaster of this area. Here a day’s some tribal
communities from past 10 years are successful to do agriculture based livelihood
activities based on rain water. But lack of rain as usual nowadays wells, ponds
of the villages are dried and this is not a natural means somehow the
communities is responsible for that type of condition.
Based on average ratio ample amount of water is used in Silica mines
industries and the selection of crops by the people which demand more water in
nature. On an average ratio 20% people of society involved in these type of
It’s about 82 year from freedom, when reins of the whole country came into
the hand of Indian government.
It’s not a saying if we analyze that from 1947 to 1982 government is merely
involved in chaffering of the trees.
Till now days trees that has been surviving is also chopping down by the
collusion of forest mafia and forest department.
The total population of Bargarh, Gahur area is comes under total 18 villages
assemblies. The future of children comes under these village assemblies is
somehow over day by day due to river droughty condition.
Today on average ratio 99% tribals is lending money from the local tradesman
to buy their daily bread.
One government employment program which is known as Golden Jubilee
employment program is backfire in term of to owe women self help group and to
Singashrot is known as the source of water where lion was living-The place
known for innumerable streams-But from last five years Singashrot is suffering
from dryness and it’s on a verge to convert as a droughty source.
This Singhasrot is also known as the source among 40 families of Satyanarayan
nagar on which they are depending to cultivate their bountiful crops.
Now days every people of this village are owe to someone due to not proper
implementation of NREGA to sustain their livelihood. People living here are not
getting advantage of NREGA from past one year.
Girls deprived from school education and about boys they are not able to read
up to eighth standard due to hunger situation.
Here the women and children whom are suffering from debt are initiated the
process on dated 17-2-2011 of awakening the river to come out from hunger
In the beginning of work there is group of few women, children and old men
who started the work.
Gradually some other groups came and joint this movement in work of emerging
soil from the river.
Till now they will able to find out small- small sources of water stream.
Seeing come out water people are very happy and they are carrying forward
this effort with great confidence and hope day by day.
Communities formed one "Bal Awaz Cell'for the sake of forest and river
They are carrying this work with saying "DAAN KARO KUCH DAAN KARO BACCHO KO
NADIYA DAAN KARO""DAAN KARO KUCH DAAN KARO NADIYO KO NREGA DAAN KARO"
Bundelkhand Shanti sena