The last generation of ‘traditional’ stone workers

In the series of 300 sketches, the next sketch comes from Devekewadi village (Tehsil: Bhudargard, District: Kolhapur) which depicts the last generation of 'traditional' stone workers. July 15, 2017 | Sanket Jain The Wadars are…

The Hidden Charm Of A Rustic Village

13 km away from Gargoti village in Bhudargad tehsil of Kolhapur, lies an unexplored picturesque village Phaye. Bastiyon Ka Paigam explored Joshiwadi basti of Phaye and documented the journey in the form of photos. July 11, 2017…

Need Of Water Management In Agriculture

There has been a constant demand for the implementation of Swaminathan Commission Report whose execution is pending for almost a decade now. June 10, 2017 | Sanket Jain On improving the water management, this is…

Nearing An End: The Wadars Of Gargoti

The Wadars are traditional stoneworkers with an expertise in stone cutting, monument repairing, and stone engraving. In the late 1990s there were almost 50 stoneworkers (ones dealing with huge stones only in Gargoti), but now…

The Burden Of Poverty And Illiteracy

From protests in Maharashtra to farmers shot dead in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh there has been a discontent in the Indian farmers. Bastiyon Ka Paigam will interview 100 farmers from Maharashtra to explain the agrarian crisis…

It’s The Poor Farmer Who Dies

From protests in Maharashtra to farmers shot dead in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh there has been a discontent in the Indian farmers. Bastiyon Ka Paigam will interview 100 farmers from Maharashtra to explain the agrarian crisis…