Forced Plantation affects Livelihood in Jharkhand

Location of Conflict

Marchaiya

Garhwa

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

Jharkhand

Sector

Conservation and Forestry

Starting Year

People Affected
by Conflict

1920

Investment Affected (in Crores)

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

325

In Marchaiya village, Dhurki block, Garhwa district in Jharkhand, 325 hectares of land pending under FRA claims for Community Forest Rights has been fenced and set aside by the Forest Department for their CAMPA based plantation drives. A total of 325 ha. of land in the village has pending CFR claims, aside from 38 claims over 21.85 ha. of land for Individual Forest Rights (IFR), only 8 of which have been settled. Prior to the plantation, the FD did not conduct public hearings or seek the permission of the village Gram Sabha. They damaged the local vegetation in the process and affected the livelihood of 400 families as their access to the forest has been barred. They used the land for its produce and also for grazing their livestock.

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Government Bodies Involved in the Conflict:

Forest Department of Jharkhand

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