The news came in the Hindi daily “Amar Ujala” (Gorakhpur) on 04.06. 2014.
The women’s community of the Mathia Misra and Deokali villages of the Sukrouli block walked a few kilometres to reach the Hata block office on the “Tehsil Day” on 03.06.2014. They expressed their grievances on work demand, allowance, etc., under MNREGA. They also complained that they were debarred by the block staff from meeting the DM with their grievances.
A few women from the Deokali village met the DM with their grievances about, widow pension and old-age pension. The BDO took their applications and sent them back after giving them assurance. So far no action has been taken. People are repenting.