Archives for Mahua collection

Forest department officials asking for bribe


Budhlal SIngh Khairwar, a tribal from Budher,Singrauli,MP has been collecting Mahua for generations now. The Mahua collection earns him his livelihood. He reports that the local Beat Guard Dinesh Ratnakar asked Budhlal to pay a certain bribe of Rs 2000 if Budhlal wanted to continue his job. Budhlal had no choice but to pay the Beat Guard with his hard earned money to continue his Mahua collection this season. Budhlal now appeals to the Radio Sangharsh community to spread this report and take action to get him justice.
Call the DFO S.K Singh @ +91 9424793525 and demand action on this corrupt official.
Call Hon.Lokayukt, Mr. Prakash Prabhakar Naolekar – 0755 2540935 and report the corruption FAX- 07552538809 ,  or email-
For more details on Budhlal’s plight, call +91 8966002527

Livelihood snatched, threatened for life


Virendra Singh went to Budher village for mahua collection but Rudra Pratap Singh and his family Vinay and Chotu stopped him whereas Virendra has his rightful share of Mahua to collect. Rudra Pratap Singh, claiming those trees to be his own, broke Virendra’s bucket full of collected mahua and  threatened to kill him. He left that place and met Bhajandhari and Ramlallu Singh in Budher to explain the incident, then went back to his home in Amelia.
Virendra’s livelihood is snatched and he is demanding for justice.

Call the District Magistrate M. Salvendran to take strong action on this @ +91 9425821181
Call Virendra to know more details of the incident @ +91 8120487266