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मायग्रंट डायरीज: मुन्ना शेख

27 साल के मुन्ना शेख, बांद्रा में शास्त्री नगर इलाके में 15 लोगों के साथ रहते थे. बांद्रा का यह इलाका कम कमाई वाले लोगों की रिहाइश है. यहां देश के तमाम राज्यों के हजारों प्रवासी कामगार रहते हैं. मुन्ना शेख को रोजगार की तलाश में 15 साल पहले बिहार से मुंबई आना पड़ा था.…


The arduous task of securing bail for inmates of Assam’s Detention Camps: CJP

So far, CJP has been able to secure the release of 32 inmates from 4 detention camps in Assam on conditional bail. This was in line with two judgments of the Supreme Court. In order to accomplish this task, CJP followed all legal and bureaucratic processes and procedures. But before we take you through the…


CJP Impact: Mother of five becomes 32nd inmate to be released from Assam Detention Camp

Harbala Khatun was forced to spend over two years in a detention camp, away from her five sons, three of whom are minors. But with CJP’s help, she was released on conditional bail and stepped out of the Kokrajhar detention camp on June 24, and was once again united with them. This is her story.…


Migrant Diaries: Zia ul Sheikh

Zia ul Sheikh, a skilled goldsmith, is back home in Birbhum. The 32-year-old loves the clean air and green spaces of Harishpur village, where he was born and lived for 20 years. This is where he got married and now lives in a home full of love and care with his parents, wife and two…


Migrant Diaries: Atiur Rehman

The Covid-19 pandemic could have been an opportunity for all of us as a society to showcase our most compassionate and humane side. But many employers and middle-men took this opportunity to further exploit their labourers, especially impoverished and often unlettered migrants, and push them to the brink of starvation. This is the story of…


CJP moves NHRC against police and forest officials in Dehradun for assaulting tribals

CJP and the All India Union of Forest Working People (AIUFWP) have brought to the attention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) a recent instance of blatant violation of legal as well as human rights of Van Gujjars of Dehradun at the hands of police and forest officials. The complaint showcases how the officials not only…


Migrant Diaries: Makar Behera

Makar Behera, who works as a skilled mason in Mumbai, was sure he would not go back to his village of Biripali in Bolangir district of Odisha, even though many others were leaving town in droves in wake of the Covid-19 lockdown. For the 48-year-old father of four staying in Mumbai was the only way…


मायग्रंट डायरीज : गणेश यादव

मुंबई में रसोइए का काम करने वाले पैंतीस साल के गणेश यादव अपने फ़न में माहिर हैं. खाना बनाने में उनका कोई सानी नहीं. अपने काम में उन्हें बड़ा आनंद आता है. तीन बच्चों के पिता गणेश एक विनम्र व्यक्ति हैं. वह कहते हैं, “मेरे पास यही एकमात्र हुनर है. लेकिन इसी की बदौलत मैं…


Migrant Diaries: Sagar Ali

Sagar Ali, a daily wage labourer, had returned to Mumbai from his village in West Bengal just a week before the national lockdown was imposed. He had yet to get back into his work routine, had no money, and no stock of ration for his family. At the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown in March…


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