CAMPA Plantation on CFR-Recognized Land in Banmalipur Village of Kalahandi

Location of Conflict

Banamalpur

Kalahandi

This is a Left Wing Extremism Affected District

This is A Schedule Five District

Region Classification

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Plantations

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Type of Land

Type of Common Land

Forest

State

Odisha

Sector

Conservation and Forestry

Starting Year

People Affected
by Conflict

720

Investment Affected (in Crores)

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

108

Banmalipur village is located in Baxitulsipalli Gram Panchayat of Kalahandi district. The Village residents have received Community Forest Rights over 268 acres of land. But, forest department setup plantation on the CFR land without even consulting the Gram Sabha. Not only that the department fenced the entire area, blocking the access of the community into the forest. This is affecting the livelihood of about 150 families, which depend on the forest to collect minor forest produce. This blatant violation of Forest Rights Act has aggrieved the village residents.

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