P.C. Misra

From service providers to rights-based advocates: the shifting strategies of civil society in Odisha, India

Drought, disease, dissolution, death - these are the stark realities of life without safe water. Quality of life, health, and hygiene largely depend on safe drinking water and proper sanitation. Yet in many areas of rural India these fundamental human rights have not been realised - especially among poor and marginalised people. Odisha, as one of the least progressive states in the country, needs more attention than most.