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44 years ago, this Gandhian couple from Mumbai made Narmada their home to serve tribals 

Vishal Mistry, Rajpipla: “My work has never been hindered by lack of money,” said 81-year-old Mahendra Bhatt who has selflessly worked to serve the people in the interiors of Narmada’s tribal areas. Seven years after he was married, Mahendrabhai along with his wife Bhartiben and their young daughter came to Mangrol village in Nandod taluka of...

Unable to get his name in revenue record for 8 yrs, Adivasi farmer in Narmada threatens self-immolation

Vishal Mistry, Rajpipla: Tired of being sent from pillar to post to get his name recorded in the revenue records, an adivasi farmers in Narmada taluka has threatened self-immolation in front of the Mamlatdar office if his name is not recorded in the official records.  The adivasio farmer’s name had gone missing when the government...

Sardar Sarovar Dam: 23 gates opened

Following the release of 5 lakh cusecs water from Omkareshwar dam in the adjoining state of Madhya Pradesh, 23 gates of the Sardar Sarovar Dam were opened on Saturday. Notably, 10 gates of the Sardar Sarovar Dam were opened Friday for releasing the inflow of water from upstream. Notably, the additional gates of the dam...