A villager recounts that those displaced earlier for the same project are living as domestic helps. Happy with farming, Belahari villagers from Kalinga Nagar do not want to give their land to TATA Company.
CALL TO ACTION : Call District Collector, Anil Kumar Samal at +916728222330 and demand that he puts a stop to forceful land acquisition.
This video was made by Biswanath Patra, a Video Volunteers Community Correspondent from Jajpur district in Odisha.
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India has various provisions to combat trafficking, among others the Article 23(1) of the Constitution, IPC 366 – 373, the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956 are the main ones. A draft bill for Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation is also underway.
The Community Correspondent (CC) Satya Banchor, in this video is showing us a public gathering, where eminent social workers such as Medha Patkar of Narmada Bachao Aandolan are addressing the crowd of villagers, about their environmental rights.