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SC orders forced eviction of more than 1 million tribals, forest-dwellers

Court gives states till July 27 to evict tribals based on a petition filed by wildlife groups questioning the validity of the Forest Rights Act.

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Forest Rights Act  |  Supreme Court  |  Tribal Rights

Nitin Sethi  |  New Delhi 



NDA's forest policy begins to fall into place

The has ordered the forced eviction of more than 1,000,000 tribal and other forest-dwelling households from forestlands across 16 states after the government failed to defend a law protecting their rights.

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First Published: Wed, February 20 2019. 17:46 IST

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