Tag: Farmer issues

Chhattisgarh: This Farmer Profits Less Than $200 After Six Months Of Farming

/ December 8, 2020

This story offers a small window into the whys of the ongoing farmers protests in India.

Cashless and Landless: Tribal oustees of Narmada worry about their future

/ June 20, 2016

The Sardar Sarovar Dam has displaced over 41,000 families from the banks of Narmada across Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, since 1985. The Sardar Sarovar Punarvasvat Agency (SSPA) was constituted in 1992, for implementing the Resettlement and Rehabilitation for affected families, but little action has been taken to offer the...

Farmers wins Land Rights after Three Years of Struggle

/ November 16, 2016

Three years back in 2013, tribal farmers of Raigarh, Chhattisgarh had unlawfully lost their lands to a local sponge iron manufacturing factory, Navdurga Pvt. Ltd. The 14 acres worth agricultural land of three farmers was illegally acquired by local land dealers, without informing them their rights under the Forest Rights...