Field Notes – 17th September 2010

Field Notes

17th September 2010

Went to Kantalia:
Took a procession through the bazaar. Police inquired about our antecedents. Speech, songs at the bus stand. 40 – 50 people attended. Rs. 88 collected. Signatures for support.

Next stop: Sorat city
Songs, speech. 30 – 40 people. Collected Rs. 60.
2 good examples of complete payment of Rs. 100 for NREGA.

Night halt: Pali
Speech, procession, songs – at two venues. The city was partially closed because of advocates’ strike. Decent response (30 – 40 people). Collected Rs. 91. Staying the night at Nagar Parishad hall, Pali. As I type this report we are having a lively bhajan cum dance session, where the local women have also joined us.

– Aditya Vikram Rametra, A volunteer with MKSS in the yatra travelling in Rajsamand, Bhilwara and Pali

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