CFR Claimed Land Fenced Off After CAMPA Plantation in Ratanpala village Kalahhandi

Location of Conflict

Ratanpala

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

Common

Type of Common Land

Forest

State

Odisha

Sector

Conservation and Forestry

Starting Year

People Affected
by Conflict

566

Investment Affected (in Crores)

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

352

In Ratanpala village under Bankapalas Gram Panchayat, Kalahandi district of Odisha, the claim of Gram Sabha for Community Forest Rights for the land spread over 870 acres is yet to be recognised. The Forest Rights Act specifies that no external interference is permitted in the claimed area without Gram Sabhas Consent while the application for the claim is still under process. Yet, the forest department has taken up teak and eucalyptus plantation under CAMPA funds in the concerned region without Gram Sabhas consent. Further, the land has been fenced and the access is now restricted.

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