Forest Rights

Tribal struggle

Print edition : April 28, 2017

What remains of the huts that the tribal people had constructed in the Diddalli forest, which were demolished. Photo: Ravi Sharma

A woman outside her temporary shelter put up by the government. Photo: Ravi Sharma

Temporary shelters built by the government. Most of the tribal people have gone back to their homes in the coffee estate labour lines. Photo: Ravi Sharma

Tribal people evicted from reserved forest land in Karnataka’s Kodagu district have not relocated to the sites offered by the government and insist on three acres of land for each family in the Diddalli forests.
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