Every sixth person in the world lives in India;
Every sixth Indian lives in the State of Uttar Pradesh;
Every sixth person in Uttar Pradesh lives in Eastern U.P;
And Mijwan is in Eastern Uttar Pradesh ;
And Mijwan needs you…
In a happy news for the farmers of Mijwan, Bakshpur and Jauma, two deep tube wells for irrigation and farming purpose have been initiated to be built at the behest of Shabana Azmi Ji with the help of UP Government. Shabana Ji was deeply concerned with the problems facing the farmers regarding watering of their farms and crops and she prodded the UP Government for building two tube wells for the farmers. The first tube well would be setup in Mijwan for watering Mijwan and Bakshpur and the second one in the Jauma for Jauma and its surrounding areas. Each tube well would be capable of watering 200 hecteres of land.
A new Chikankari center Inaugurated at Mubarakpur
A new Embroidery center inaugurated in Mubarakpur, Azamgarh, U.P. which is famous for the manufacture of "Banarasi Sarees", which are also very popular and exported to many countries in the world. Inauguration has been done by Mr.Ammar Adibi(District President of Samajvadi Party, Azamgarh).
In initial stage around 40 students are taking training of Chikankari. to add an extra skill of this art.
Javed Akhtar. Shabana Azmi and Namrat Goyal's October 2015 visit to Mijwan has been historically significant that witnesses her crucial contribution to Mijwan and its surroundings. Activities and schedules that were performed and shown by her as follows:
On 13 October:
Shabana Azmi along with her husband Javed Akhtar and daughter Namrata Goyal reached Mijwan at 3:00PM. A huge crowd holding garland in their hands and chanting welcoming slogans gathered around her parental home to greet them.
Says President Shabana Azmi : "Mijwan has the distinction of all women and girls holding bank accounts. Union Bank, Azamgarh was so impressed with our record that they consented to our request for an ATM. All villagers specially girls and women have expressed how much they appreciate this facility because it grants them privacy and saves them standing in long queues at the bank. They have promised to motivate and mobilise people from nearby villages also to use the ATM."