Students rally against plastic use

More than thousand students and SHG members marched through the renowned heritage tourist place Mamallapuram in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu on Feburary 24, 2017 to spread mass awareness on ill effects of indiscriminate use of plastic. The rally was organized by the Chengalpattu Rural Development Society (CRDS) an active partner of Caritas India’s ecosystem based disaster risk reduction programme Udayam and St. Mary’s School. Caritas India

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Maharashtra Women Demand Gram Sabha with Police Protection

Suman Gaikwad is one among the eight women who had filed application to make Gram Sabha functional in Beherwadi village that comes under Beed district of Maharashtra. When the previous requests fell in the deaf years, these women under the leadership of Vyshali Ugale were forced to take police protection to ensure free and fair conduct of the Gram Sabha. According to Rukmini Tokal, a member of the women Self Help Group in the village, the platform

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