In Garva village of Chatra district of Jharkhand, 100 ha. of land with Community Forest Rights (CFR) claim pending on it has been set aside for a CAMPA funded plantation by the Forest Department. Even though there is no fence as yet, the livelihood of locals has been impacted and there is a climate of fear. They have been facing trouble in procuring fuelwood, and they wish to protest. Aside from the CFR claimed land, 12.14 ha. land also has 25 pending claims for Individual Forest RIghts (IFR), none of which have yet been settled.
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 Jharkhand
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: