Land Acquisition

Subverting FRA

Print edition : August 18, 2017

Iruligas, who were evicted from tribal settlements during the formation of the Bannerghatta National Park, staging a protest demanding title deeds to cultivate land at Bantanala forest area in Kanakapura taluk of Ramanagara district in Karnataka. Photo: The Hindu Archives

The Forest Rights Act recognises the indispensability of forest rights for the survival of tribal people and forest dwellers, but the NDA government is trying to undo this.
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