Print edition : September 15, 2017

Members of the Dongria Kondh tribal community group at a gram sabha that rejected Vedanta's proposed mining project in the Niyamgiri hills of Odisha, on July 23, 2013. Photo: K.R. DEEPAK

At a rally in Khammam on June 29, 2015, where tribals sought rights over land tilled by them for many years. Photo: G.N. RAO

Corporate interests are trying to grab enormous tracts of land with the support of the state, but their attempts are being met with an unprecedented unity among landowners and others dependent on the land for their livelihood.
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