Naveen Kumar Singh

Mr. Naveen Kumar Singh* spent over 3 years in incarceration and was then released on bail. He hails from a village in Bihar and by profession, he worked as a science schoolteacher for over 20 years. He is a B.sc (Hons.) Graduate and holds an LLB degree as well. Finding himself in the prison environment […]

Madhu

Background:  Madhu* is a 34 -year- old female inmate, incarcerated on charges of IPC 498, in the year 2015. She has three children and her husband worked as a labourer. Before coming to the prison, F1 was illiterate, who learned stitching, could read, and write and was also able to use computers during her stay […]

Mukhtyar Singh

Mukhtyar Singh

Mukhtyar Singh* has spent over 7 years in Kasna prison. He is a farmer by occupation, who lived with his family, comprising of a wife and two children. He completed his schooling, till 12th grade, and is proficient in Hindi and Punjabi languages, but isn’t fluent in English. He was known for his aggressive and […]

Tamanna

Tamanna

The six-year-old Tamanna* was in great separation pain when she was introduced to a childcare institution for the study and further upbringing programme. The attachment with mother and family disturbed the young girl during her initial days of schooling. She constantly desired to enjoy life under the care, love, and protection of the family. The child […]

Emanuel

Emanuel* is a 3-year-old boy of Brazilian descent. After his mother got arrested in NDPS case, he accompanied her to Tihar Prison, New Delhi. Emanuel* is a very intelligent and active boy, keen to learn new things and likes to play with other children in crèche. Although at times he gets stubborn for petty things, […]

Pihu

Pihu is a very bright 4.5 yr old girl who intends to become a doctor one day. She is accompanying her mother, Mrs. Mahi in CJ-16, Mandoli prison. She enjoys her time in creche and looks forward to attending it every single day, without fail. She is very active and closely follows the instructions given […]

Simpal

Simpal* is a 20-year-old happy go lucky girl who hails from the state of Bihar, India. She came in prison on 3rd September under the case IPC 420,365,120B & 34.  Being the elder one among the siblings, she has always tried to support her family financially in all the ways possible. Her father is a […]

Hope, Help, and the Tools for a New Life

Imagine being born in a prison. That your world consists of clanging bars, angry voices, and the echoing din of bodies shuffling around barren rooms and dirt-packed yards. Imagine this prison is your home until you’re six years old. That you and your playmates are surrounded by severely traumatized mothers and adults who are navigating […]

अलग राह

पाठक, कुछ लोग हर तरह से अलग होते हैं। सभी अनुकूलन हाथ में हाथ डाले खड़े हैं; लेकिन उन्हें एक अलग आसमान बुला रहा हैं। आज हमारी कहानी की नायिका है- मोनिका धवन। बेहद सहज व्यक्तित्व। आसानी से किसी को भी अपना कर लेना। आश्वस्त रूप से, तिहाड़ जेल में किरण बेदी के सुधार अलग […]