MP Dam Will Submerge Adivasi Lands, Homes: ‘Na Chahi’ Say Protestors

Indigenous villagers of Singrauli and Sidhi districts are not strangers to development-induced displacement. Over 200,000 have lost homes, land here, to coal mines, industry, dams. Wary of rehabilitation proposals, unwilling to trust the government, Adivasis demand land as compensation. Meanwhile, administration is yet to issue notices to village gram sabhas for consultations as mandated by law

20 May 2022        ANIL KUMAR TIWARI