Mogli Gurjai Dam Seoni

Reported by

Gourav Jaiswal

Published on

October 16, 2016

October 16, 2016

Updated on

October 16, 2016

Location of Conflict

Barghat

Seoni

This is A Schedule Five District

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Irrigation Dam

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People Affected by Conflict

20000

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

1475

ha

Starting Year

2016

State

Madhya Pradesh

Sector

Infrastructure

A government notification has irked the farmers of Barghat block in Madhya Pradeshs Seoni district. They have been informed that they will be relocated elsewhere to make way for Mogli Gurjai Dam, proposed to be constructed on the Hirri river flowing through the area. The dam is estimated to cover 650 square kilometres of catchment area and 147,500 hectares of total area. It is estimated to cost Rs 350 crores. The area is inhabited by the Pawar community and Gond tribe, who are mostly welltodo farmers. They are not willing to relocate as their land is extremely fertile. The gram sabha has rejected the governments move. People have decided to move court to stall the land acquisition process.

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

No items found.

Other Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

Region Classification

Type of Land

Both

Type of Common Land

Forest and Non-Forest, Non-Forest (Grazing Land), Non-Forest (Other than Grazing Land)

Total investment involved (in Crores):

350

Type of investment:

Year of Estimation

Page Number In Investment Document:

Has the Conflict Ended?

When did it end?

Why did the conflict end?

Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict

Land Acquisition Laws

Legislations/Policies Involved

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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:

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Status of Case In Court

Whether any adjudicatory body was approached

What was the Decision of the Concerned Government Department?

Name of the adjudicatory body

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Major Human Rights Violations Related to the Conflict:

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Whether criminal law was used against protestors

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Location of Violation

Nature of Protest

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Government Departments Involved in the Conflict:

Government of Madhya Pradesh

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