Forest Department bars access to land in Jharkhand

Location of Conflict

Sohavan

Chatra

This is a Left Wing Extremism Affected District

Region Classification

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Plantations

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Type of Land

Common

Type of Common Land

Forest

State

Jharkhand

Sector

Conservation and Forestry

Starting Year

2017

People Affected
by Conflict

480

Investment Affected (in Crores)

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

300

In Sohavan village, Lavalong/ Lavalaung block, Chatra district of Jharkhand, 300 ha. of land with a pending CFR claim has been set aside by the Forest Department as part of its CAMPA funded plantation drive. Even though there is no fence as yet, the villagers are being barred access to the land for firewood. The land also used to serve a playground for the kids of the local villagers.

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Government Bodies Involved in the Conflict:

Forest Department

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