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Janasahajya emerged in the development scenario of Kalahandi, in the beginning of eighties of Twentieth century, when the district was clouded with socio-economic deprivation like mal-nutrition, hunger, poverty, untouchability, inaccessibility etc. Schedule caste and schedule tribes were the major chunk of population who were most vulnerable and worst sufferer in the situation. 90% of these categories striving with all odds. Their two square meal was absolutely determined by Mahajan (Local Money lenders) and Zamindar (Local Rich person). The people in the area are mostly agriculture laborers and collection of forest products was the source of livelihood but there was no dearth of forest products where as forest was in the hand of unscrupulous people of higher strata who are only 10 percent of the total population of the district. This precarious situation moved a group and landed in Kalahandi and got settled with the community of village Kuchiejore of Narla Block, Kalahandi District and then moved to Kandhamal District of Odisha.