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CJP Impact: Four people released from Tezpur Detention Camp Previously released detainees pay it forward by referring new cases to CJP

In yet another victory, CJP has been able to secure the release of three men and one woman from an Assam detention camp. The inmates were released on conditional bail in accordance with a Supreme Court order. Banesha Khatun, Banamali Das, Rajendra Das and Binod Das, had all been languishing behind bars for over two…

कोरोनाच्या काळात कोट्यवधी मजुरांना अन्न पुरवठा करावाच लागेल – ज्याँ द्रेज आणि तीस्ता सेटलवाड

भारतासह संपूर्ण जग आज एका खूप मोठ्या संकटकाळातून जात आहे. जन आरोग्याशी (Public health) संबंधित या भीतीदायक संकटाचे नाव आहे COVID-19. जगभरात आज लोक या वैश्विक साथीच्या रोगापासून आपले अस्तित्व वाचवण्यासाठी धडपडत आहेत. पण अशावेळी भारतातील लोक यापेक्षा मोठ्या संकटाशी लढत आहेत. या भीषण संकट काळात देशातील खूप मोठी लोकसंख्या भूक, भोजनाचा अभाव आणि पोषणाच्या…

CJP steps in to help members of an impoverished nomadic tribe Supplies rations to the Nathpanthi Dawari Gosavi Samaj spread across Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane

When the national lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus started, it had a disproportionately harder impact on people hailing from socio-economically backward communities. People belonging to historically oppressed and marginalized communities, castes and tribes were some of the worst affected. One such group comprised members of the Nathpanthi Dawari Gosavi Samaj who were…

CJP against Hunger: Relief work continues 24/7 Food packet deliveries made even over the weekend to families in need

CJP has been at work non-stop to help provide rations and essentials to low-income families across Mumbai to help them tide over the Covid-19 lockdown. Our relief efforts are on day and night and even on the weekends. On Saturday, April 4, Teesta Setalvad, made arrangements for relief supplies for 50 families in Beed in…

CJP against Hunger: Team Assam goes that extra mile to distribute rations to quarantined families, families of detainees CJP team in Assam has even mobilised the community to ensure aid reaches more people

CJP’s campaign in Assam has taken a new colour given the prevailing lockdown situation in the entire country. Labourers, daily wage earners, sex workers, people from low in come families in containment zones and migrant workers are few sections of the society which have benefitted from the relentless efforts of the CJP team in Mumbai…

CJP against Hunger: Almost 1,500 families served in one day! Part of CJP’s campaign with Prayas, Ek Koshish amidst the Covid-19 lockdown

On Friday, April 3, CJP undertook the preparation and delivery of the single largest consignment of relief supplies for low-income families in one day. With our partners at Prayas, Ek Koshish, we provided groceries and essential supplies for 1,489 families. As you know, we have been working with Prayas, Ek Koshish, a humanitarian aid organisation working…

CJP against Hunger: Rations and essentials provided to migrant workers Some of them were trapped in containment zones facing starvation!

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic forced the entire nation into a lockdown, migrant workers have suffered a sudden loss of livelihood. CJP has been receiving appeals for help from many such families across Mumbai. Teesta Setalvad who leads CJP and is a journalist and human rights worker with several decades of work behind her, has a…

CJP against Hunger: Essentials supplied to needy families from the North East Part of our campaign with Tangkhul Welfare Society Mumbai

Racism has raised its ugly head even amidst these trying times. Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, people from North Eastern states have been at the receiving end of racial slurs and social ostracism. Our fellow Indians are being accused of not only being Chinese, but also spreading the virus! This has impacted their social…

CJP against Hunger: Overcoming hurdles to serve the needy Team CJP soldiers on despite challenges like dwindling food supplies and a transport strike!

Ever since the nationwide lockdown was announced to curb the spread of the coronavirus, CJP’s chief concern has been to ensure nobody goes to bed hungry. But, the haphazard manner in which the lockdown was announced, has led to challenges in providing relief to those in need. We are acutely aware of how daily-wagers and…

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