‘Information is Power’ has been proved through this wall-newspaper. Rural people are now better informed about their rights. They find the consumer court decisions and other legal information published in different editions of ‘Gram Gadar’ very interesting and this information is inspiring them to fight for their rights. On analysing the letters received in this regard, it is noticed that the people now enquire about legal information and the procedure to move a case in the consumer court. ‘Gram Gadar’ has also given a boost to the consumer movement.
The readers are also urging for publishing women-related laws. Readers appreciate the news and reports related to dowry, rape, the right of women in property, etc.
The rural people consider ‘Gram Gadar’ to be a link for rural development and a basis for rapid development in the villages. They believe that due to the information provided about the various developmental schemes, even a common person of the village is taking interest in it. Some people have demanded information about the various schemes made for the benefit of the farmers, while others have expressed their reactions about the working procedure in various government departments through their letters. These people complain about the plight of various development projects that are still incomplete. They hold negligence of the officers and corruption responsible for this.
There is a common perception among the rural people that ‘Gram Gadar’ has inspired them to work together to keep the village clean and push for the fulfilment of various beneficial schemes and projects. Because of ‘Gram Gadar’, now they exchange letters with various departments also. Many letters have also been sent to CUTS with requests for starting some important and profitable schemes for the villages. This proves their growing interest in development.