I am from Birpur gram panchayat of Majhgawan block of Satna district of Madhya Pradesh. http://www.cgnetswara.org/index.php?id=14339
3 villages of Birpur panchayat comprising mostly of Dalit and tribal families were provided with PDS ration cards only in 2007. We rely heavily on the government public distribution system (PDS) for our food supplies. But for the last two years, the distribution shop has remained closed and we have not received our monthly subsidised ration.
Kunaku, the Kotedar of the village, has denied us our share and has instead been supplying the provisions in the black market. He has also ridiculed us and told us to approach the collector, assuming that we ‘villagers’ will never be able to.
After a dharna at the block office for 6 days, we are petitioning the District Magistrate of Satna, K. K. Khare, to set an example and
1. Provide us our complete share of monthly ration immediately
2. Take action on Kotedar Kunaku for embezzling the provisions meant for poor tribal and dalit families.
Help us restore the PDS in our village. Call District Magistrate of Satna, K. K. Khare at 9479479781 or 07672- 222911 and ask him to take action.