Ahead of Polls, Demand for Forest Rights Emerges as Key Electoral Issue in 153 Lok Sabha Constituencies

A sense of insecurity has been simmering among local forest dwellers in several tribal-dominated states, including Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Maharashtra, over violations of the Forest Rights Act 2006 and risk of forced evictions

Ahead of Polls, Demand for Forest Rights Emerges as Key Electoral Issue in 153 Lok Sabha Constituencies
A sense of insecurity has been simmering among local forest dwellers in several tribal-dominated states, including Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Maharashtra, over violations of the Forest Rights Act 2006 and risk of forced evictions