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Civil society organisations mourn loss of life and livelihood due to COVID-19 lockdown on 1st June

-Press Release by Right to Food Campaign dated 3rd June, 2020 1st June was observed as a Day of National Mourning to highlight the colossal loss of life and livelihood that continues because of the brutal lockdown and utter apathy of the central government and many state governments. On that day, people and civil society organisations (CSOs) across the country demanded accountability for the loss of life and livelihood due to...

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Recent survey by civil society group show 'access-to-food' situation improves in Jharkhand, although much is required to be done for the poor & marginalised

-Press release by Right to Food Campaign, Jharkhand chapter, dated 26th May, 2020 Following the first round of quick survey of essential facilities in rural areas of Jharkhand that was conducted during the first week of April 2020, a second round of survey was done in the second and third week of May this year by members (called "observers") of the Right to Food Campaign, state chapter. Like the previous one,...

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In order to help migrant workers, Centre and states should ensure Free Travel, Free COVID Tests, Free Universal PDS, Wages and Cash Support and Universal Employment Guarantee, among other things

-Press release by Right to Food Campaign dated 8th May, 2020 The Right to Food Campaign has issued a statement insisting the central and state governments to ensure that all labourers get free rations, transport facilities and are treated with dignity.   Please click here to access the statement issued by Right to Food Campaign insisting on free rations, transport facility and dignity for stranded migrants. For more information, please contact the following...

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Suggested resources to understand the COVID-19 crisis better

These days a lot many articles, reports, documents, etc. are appearing in the public domain on Coronavirus infection and related issues. An attempt has been made in the present news alert to put together in one place some of the best articles, reports, blogs, webinars, podcasts, etc., which can be useful for our readers. We have divided the resources under various themes for the convenience of our readers and social media...

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For the sake of poor, hungry and working people, government shouldn't extend lockdown beyond 3rd May, insist food activists in their recent statement

-Press release by Right to Food Campaign dated 25th April, 2020 The Government of India imposed a nationwide lockdown on 25th March, 2020 for three weeks, which has now been extended till 3rd May, causing extreme economic distress, especially to the poor who are unable to earn their livelihood. Please click here to access the statement issued by Right to Food Campaign insisting on 'No Lockdown beyond 3rd May, 2020'. For more information,...

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