25th January 2016, Bihar
Chaiti Devi (F, 35) was reported to have died from hunger in the village Samaspura, Purkholi Panchayat, Distt Vasishali on 19th January. The district administration and the state government denied hunger death and labeled it as a death resulting from cold conditions in the state. A fact finding team composed of NGOs, lawyer, human rights workers and political representatives visited the village on 25th January. The fact finding revealed that indeed the death was caused by persistent hunger.
24th December, Deoghar, Jharkhand
A workshop was organized at Deoghar on 24th December collectively by Pairvi, Lok Vikas Sanstha, Smagra Seva, Lok Prerna Samadhan and International Human Rights Association. The workshop witnessed presence of 50 Participants including Beedi workers, representatives of labor union and civil society organizations.
15th-16th December, Raipur, Chhattisgarh