Tribals Demanding Adequet Compensation for Relocation from Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctury in Odisha

Reported by

Sandeep PattnaikLand Conflict Watch

Last updated on

November 4, 2019

Location of Conflict




This is a Left Wing Extremism Affected District

Region Classification

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Protected Areas

Wildlife Sanctuary



Type of Land


Private and Common

Type of Common Land





Conservation and Forestry

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by Conflict


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Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

Debrigarh village is located in the core area of Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary in Ambavona block of Baragarh district in Odisha. In April 2017, the forest department displaced the villagers with a compensation of Rs. 10 lakh to 8 families. The villagers complained that the compensation was not given to all the deserving family members who are above 18 years of age as per the order of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). On 18th July 2017 they have submitted their memorandum to the District Collector of Baragah demanding proper compensation.

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Government Bodies Involved in the Conflict:

District Collector, Baragarh

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