Tribals stage dharna at DC's office

They contended 600 tribal families living in forests have not been given school buildings, anganwadi buildings, houses, community hall and basic amenities like drinking water, electricity, roads. They were being neglected by the government despite having submitted A & B forms under the Forest Rights Act 2006 for individual forest land rights and community collective rights, more than an year ago. If the distinct forest rights committees take positive decision, then they would reconsider decision to boycott the polls being taken at the gramsabhas.They demanded that gramsabhas would exercise their rights over territorial rights-habitat rights over that ancestral forests.

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