136th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle- Gurgaon Chapter):
“Whenever elections are approaching we are promised too many things for our better living and betterment of India, but nothing much is done for our farmers and the ground reality is that …”
Sukumar Patro (34)
Malee/Gardener (in our society- Orchid Petals, Gurgaon)
Sukumar Patro was a farmer in Sundarban, 24 Parganas in West Bengal, he has two daughters one 5 years old and the other one 8 years old.
He used to grow vegetables and seasonal crops in his farm, from farming he could earn hardly 3000-4000 per month. Not to mention how hard it is to bring up the family of four people in this income and continue the school for kids.
Three months ago Patro and his wife decided to leave farming and come to Gurgaon to earn their living, leaving their daughters in the village with other relatives…
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