Jilingdhar village situated in Kalahandi District which lies under Dundemal Gram Panchayat. Out of 650 households in the village, the Individual Forest Rights of only 52 households have been recognized for the area spread over 150 acres. Community Forest Rights for area spread over 550 acres is yet to be recognised. The Forest Department has forcefully taken up commercial plantation like teak under CAMPA funds on the land allotted under Individual Forest Rights. The collector has been asked to conduct an inquiry by Scheduled Tribes Development Department when the Gram Sabha members of the village filed a complaint with the Tribal Department.
Has the Conflict Ended?
When did it end?
Why did the conflict end?
Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict
Forest Rights Act of 2006
Whether claims/objections were made as per procedure in the relevant statute
What was the claim(s)/objection(s) raised by the community? What was the decision of the concerned government department?
Legal Processes and Loopholes Enabling the Conflict:
Non-implementation / violation of the FRA
Status of Case In Court
Whether any adjudicatory body was approached
Name of the adjudicatory body
Name(s) of the Court(s)
Major Human Rights Violations Related to the Conflict:
Whether criminal law was used against protestors
Official name of the criminal law. Did the case reach trial?
Reported Details of the Violation:
Date of Violation
Location of Violation
Nature of Protest
Government Departments Involved in the Conflict:
Forest Department of Odisha
PSUs Involved in the Conflict:
Did LCW Approach Government Authorities for Comments?
Name, Designation and Comment of the Government Authorities Approached
Corporate Parties Involved in the Conflict:
Did LCW Approach Corporate Parties for Comments?
Name, Designation and Comment of Corporate Authorities Approached
Other Parties Involved in the Conflict: