November 11th 2010: In Koraput, the land of rice diversity; the land of Adivasis
We spent the night, whatever was left of it after traveling on a bad, ghat road from Visakhapatnam, in the campus of THREAD in Kokirigama in Koraput district. It was a wet night, with no lights and loud night sounds greeted us in the campus at around 12.30 am when we finally reached the campus. More...
November 10th 2010: Huge, colorful, festive rally in Visakhapatnam – Adivasis turn out in huge numbers along with dalit agricultural workers, to highlight specific issues of concern
For the Yatris, the day began on the beachfront, after we reached Visakhapatnam at around 2.30 am. We were put up in a youth hostel on the beach road and the sea beckoned many. “We began on one coast and here we are, on another coast”, remarked one of the Yatris. More...
Nov 12th 2010: Yatra enters Chattisgarh (Jagdalpur)
After traveling through the famous Jeypore tract, known for its rice diversity, Yatra has events lined up in Jagdalpur. 10 am to... Read More
Nov 11th 2010: First Day in Orissa: Yatra in Koraput of Orissa
11 am to 3 pm: Public meeting in Koraput, at the Tribal Museum 3.30 pm onwards: Meeting in any closeby village