CAMPA Plantation Over the Land Claimed Under CFR in Sankarpala Kalahandi

Reported by

Sanghamitra DubeyLand Conflict Watch

Last updated on

February 8, 2021

Location of Conflict

Sankarpala

Kalahandi

This is a Left Wing Extremism Affected District

This is A Schedule Five District

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Plantations

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People Affected by Conflict

528

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

660

ha

Starting Year

State

Odisha

Sector

Conservation and Forestry

In Sankarpala village under Budhidhar Gram Panchayat located in Junagarh Tehsil of Kalahandi district, Odisha, the Gram Sabhas claim for Community Forest Rights are yet to be recognised. The land claimed under Community Forest Rights that is spread over 660 acres is instead being planted by the authorities utilising CAMPA funds. The forest department has restricted the community members from accessing the land and have prohibited collection of Non-Timber Forest Products. The Gram Sabha has decided to file a petition under Sec (5) of FRA to highlight the violation of Gram Sabhas authority. The community is preparing to demand rightful access to the land which has already been claimed. 

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

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Type of Land

Common

Type of Common Land

Forest

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Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict

Forest Rights Act of 2006

Legislations/Policies Involved

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 Odisha

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Documented By

Sanghamitra Dubey

Reviewed By

Sanghamitra Dubey

Updated By

Sanghamitra Dubey

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Sanghamitra DubeyLand Conflict Watch
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