Satya Devi

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Age 60 years, Village Choti Bathna village, District Katihar, Bihar Satya Devi, who lives with her son and daughter in law, was widowed ten years ago. She is entitled to a pension of Rs. 200 but she has not been … Continued

Rajendra Shah

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Village Mahanthmaniyari, District Muzzafarpur, Bihar   Rajender Shah, mid-60s, lives in Mahanthmaniyari village in Muzzafarpur district, Bihar with his wife, two sons and their families. He and his younger son run a biscuit shop, which brings in an income of … Continued

Ramanant Singh

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Katihar district, Bihar At 65 years and falling health, Ramanath Singh from Bari Bathna village in Katihar district in Bihar is left with no regular source of income. He lives with his wife while their two sons live separately. Singh … Continued

Kallu Chaudhry

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Katihar district, Bihar From a village by the name of Bari Bathna from Katihar district in Bihar, Kallu Chaudhry looks visibly sick. He is over 60 years and is here in the hope of getting old age pension. Chaudhry is … Continued

Mandavi Dev

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Araria district, Bihar Mandavi Devi from Bihar is full of stories about people’s struggle for social security. That how widows are left with no source of income, how women are abandoned or left on their own when their husbands migrate … Continued

Devlal Singh

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Devlal Singh, 80, Badibatna village, District Katihar, Bihar has three sons. He and his wife live with their eldest son. Devlal has 10 ekatha of farming land but the grains he gets from his land only suffice for three months. … Continued

Geeta Devi

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Geeta Devi, Vidyadhan Panchayat block, District Muzaffarpur, Bihar, lives with her husband. They both do agricultural work for which they get Rs. 80 per day. Geeta said that she and her husband want to work in a NREGA scheme but … Continued

Nageshwar

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Nageshwar , 76 , Mahantymayani Village, District Muzaffarpur, Bihar, is a potter. He has three sons who are married and living with their families.Nageshwar has 4-5 ekhta of farmland from which he is getting food grains and rice. He does … Continued

Lalpari Devi

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Lalpari Devi, 65, Khurana Village, District, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, lives with her husband, her son and his family. Both her husband and son earn a living doing occasional work in other people’s fields. Lalpari says that she has applied several times … Continued

Beena Devi

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    Beena Devi, 60, Khurana Village, District Muzaffarpur, Bihar, has four sons, three of whom are married. She lives with her unmarried son, who works on and off and earns Rs.50 per day and her 80 year old husband … Continued

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