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Transfer CA funds to Gram Sabhas, tribal rights groups demand

In a Press note released on 15th May, several tribal rights groups, campaigners and activists have dubbed the announcement of transferring CA(CAMPA) funds (6000 crores) as mere eyewash, which will only exacerbate¬†the distress situation that tribals are already facing and provide no relief to them.¬†Besides, they pointed out, allotment of money from the CA fund […]


India’s domestic surgical strike on 11 lakh Adivasi families

The Forest Rights Act was enacted in 2006 by the first UPA Government. MoEF Jairam Ramesh, after lengthy bargainings and consultations with rights groups and NGOs, agreed to pass the bill, mostly out of electoral compulsions and as a means to check the rise of radical left forces among Adivasis. Corporations with direct business interests […]