Forest Department bars access to land in Jharkhand

Reported by

Bhasker TripathiLand Conflict Watch

Last updated on

October 6, 2019

Location of Conflict

Sohavan

,

Chatra

This is a Left Wing Extremism Affected District

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Plantations

(

)

People Affected by Conflict

480

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

300

ha

State

Jharkhand

Sector

Conservation and Forestry

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.

Region Classification

Type of Land

Common

Private and Common

Type of Common Land

Forest

Total investment involved (in Crores):

Type of investment:

Land Area Affected
(in Hectares):

300

ha

Starting Year

2017

Government Bodies Involved in the Conflict:

Forest Department

Other Parties Involved in the Conflict:

Corporate Parties Involved in the Conflict:

Has the Conflict Ended?

When did it end?

Why did the conflict end?

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