Land Acquisition

Assault on tribal rights

Print edition : November 25, 2016

NTPC's mining operations being carried out under police protection in Barkagaon block in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, after villagers in the area objected to them. Photo: Manob Chowdhury

A rally organised by the Adivashi Budhi Givi Munch protesting the promulgation of the two ordinances amending the Chotanagpur Tenancy Act and the Santhal Parganas Tenancy Act, in Ranchi on September 15. Photo: Manob Chowdhury

Those injured in the police firing on protesters in Hazaribagh being brought to a hospital in Ranchi on October 1. Photo: Manob Chowdhury

Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

The Jharkhand government has promulgated two ordinances to bypass the tribal people’s rights over their land and resources which are guaranteed by the Constitution.
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