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.
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Government Bodies Involved in the Conflict:
Forest Department of Jharkhand
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Legislations Involved in the Conflict:
Forest Rights Act of 2006
Legal Processes and Loopholes Enabling the Conflict:
Non-implementation violation of the FRA
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