Tag: The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006
Adivasi Community Denied Forest Rights in the Name of Tiger Conservation
Tanju Devi / November 1, 2018
As the government works to keep tiger reserves free from all human activity, Adivasi communities living in reserve precincts struggle to survive.
Forest Dept usurps land from farmers in Gaunaha, Bihar
Tanju Devi / February 11, 2016
Vanahava Parsa is a tiny village in Gaunaha, Bihar. The people of Vanahava are traditionally a forest dwelling community, and several generations have been residing on this land for several decades. Many are farmers, and maintain a harmonious existence with the forest as they are dependent on forest produce for...