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Fact Finding Bunkar Varanasi

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CJP की फैक्ट फाइंडिंग टीम आपके लिए लेकर आई है पूर्वांचल के बुनकरों की हताशा और निराशा की दास्तान. जो लॉकडाउन तथा प्रशासनिक उदासीनता के प्रभाव को उजागर कर रही है. Related: Lockdown Impact: Crushing debt, mounting bills Lockdown Impact: Weaver family drowning in debt Lockdown Impact: Weavers forced to become tea sellers! How Purvanchal’s…

Lockdown Impact: Weaver family drowning in debt Part-2 of our on-going series based on CJP's Purvanchal fact-finding mission examining the decline of the traditional weaving industry

The traditional Banarasi weaving industry in India’s Purvanchal region is withering, and people engaged in the trade are struggling financially. Entire families have been pushed into poverty, girls are suffering in the absence of online education as schools are shut.  Our team came across 18-year-old Amina whose family of ten in Mubarakpur, is struggling to get back…

Lockdown Impact: Weavers forced to become tea sellers! Part-1 of our on-going series based on CJP's Purvanchal fact-finding mission examining the decline of the traditional weaving industry

The once thriving Banarasi weaving industry has come to a grinding halt in wake of the Covid-19 induced national lockdown. But despite the heritage status accorded to the traditional handloom industry that is a part of the Varanasi’s culture for more than a millennium, Banarasi weavers are struggling to make ends meet, mainly due to…

Uncovering the despair of Purvanchal’s weavers CJP fact finding brings to us stories from Purvanchal's weaving industry

CJP has undertaken, in association with our partners, a fact-finding mission to get to the bottom of what ails the once-thriving weaving industry of Purvanchal. Watch this video to know what to expect out of these investigations. Our partners and advisors include Dipak Malik, Vasanthi Raman, Abdullah Ansari, Lenin Raghuvanshi, and many others. Dr Muniza…

GST a Looming Issue What GST has done to the Traditional Weavers in Karnataka

There has been a lot of debate in the media over the anomalies and imperfections of GST. Almost a year down the line, not many have paid attention to what GST has done to the grass root workers and small scale industries in different corners of the country. The weaving industry in the Bhagyanagar village…

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