Tag: Forest land rights
Chhattisgarh Tribals Denied Land Lease Citing Lack of Papers
Rajesh Gupta / September 16, 2020
A new law by the Chhattisgarh government threatens to rob more than 60 tribal families of the right to their land.
Ekta Parishad: A People’s Movement for Rights
Bhan Sahu / April 17, 2019
Under the banner of Ekta Parishad, Jan Andolan movement was a public disquiet about land rights.
Land Rights Wronged!
Video Volunteers / March 7, 2017
Over 60% of India’s population depends on agricultural land to sustain themselves. At an average one hectare of land supports five people. For large parts of this population, especially tribals and scheduled castes, access to this land is problematic; most don’t have proper land tenure or when they do, the...