CAMPA Plantation adversely affecting the Community in Jharkhand

Reported by

Bhasker TripathiLand Conflict Watch

Last updated on

February 8, 2021

Location of Conflict

Diyajori

Godda

This is A Schedule Five District

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Plantations

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People Affected by Conflict

566

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

61

ha

Starting Year

State

Jharkhand

Sector

Conservation and Forestry

In Diyajori village, Sundar Pahari block, Godda district of Jharkhand, 60.70 ha. of forest land which had pending Community Forest Rights (CFR) claims on it was set aside by the Forest Department for a CAMPA funded plantation drive. This wasn't preceded by any Public Hearing or consent from the Gram Sabha of the concerned village. Besides this land with pending CFR claims, 25 villagers also claimed a total of 20.23 ha. of land for their respective Individual Forest Rights (IFR) titles - 7 of which have received them. Due to the plantation, 118 of the 125 families living there have been impacted adversely. The villagers are facing trouble in procuring firewood and grass and their livelihood has been affected.

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

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Type of Common Land

Forest

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Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict

Forest Rights Act of 2006

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Whether claims/objections were made as per procedure in the relevant statute

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Legal Processes and Loopholes Enabling the Conflict:

Non-implementation violation of the FRA

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Forest Department of Jharkhand

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Documented By

Bhasker Tripathi

Reviewed By

Bhasker Tripathi

Updated By

Bhasker Tripathi

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