Forest dwellers in Bihar fight for their right

The Forests Rights Act (FRA) was passed about 10 years ago, even now its implementation is patchy and dependent on the initiative of individual district administrators. The FRA recognises that forest dwellers' have rights over land that they have been occupying and their communities have rights over use and management of jungles and minor produce from them. This video is the struggle of Dukharan Manjhi and 50 other families from Bihar who are fighting relentlessly for their right.
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