Three tribal farmers of Raigadh, Chhattisgarh including Shantaram had unlawfully lost their lands to Navdurga Pvt. Ltd., a sponge iron company. Under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, these lands that belong to the tribal farmers cannot be acquired for industrial purposes. However,...
by Stalin K. There are enough laws to tackle it. Then why is untouchability still perpetuated? (Article first appeared on the Tehelka website here)
People of India march from Gwalior to Delhi for land reforms
An uncommon woman champions her people’s rights and returns land to 120 families.
In Kanchiwaram, Tamil Nadu, Dalits are fighting to get land that had been donated to them.
113 tribal families are rehabilitated after 30 years of struggle against the dam project in Chirodh.