Village relocation from Corbett Tiger Reserve

Reported by

Tarun Joshi

Published on

October 14, 2016

October 14, 2016

Updated on

October 14, 2016

Location of Conflict

Sunderkhal

Nainital

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Protected Areas

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People Affected by Conflict

1920

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

178

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Starting Year

1962

State

Uttarakhand

Sector

Conservation and Forestry

Sunderkhal village is near the core zone of Jim Corbett Park. All its residents belong to the scheduled castes. During the period of 200515, seven people have been killed by animals. In 2001, the Centre decided to shift this village and Rs 66 crore was sanctioned for this. But this planning was never implemented. Due to the status of land as forest land they have neither land rights nor any development facilities. They have demanded settlement under the Forest Rights Act and have been protesting for their demands.

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

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Other Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

Region Classification

Type of Land

Common

Type of Common Land

Forest

Total investment involved (in Crores):

Type of investment:

Year of Estimation

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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

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:

Non-implementation/violation of FRA

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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

Name(s) of the Court(s)

Case Number

Major Human Rights Violations Related to the Conflict:

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Whether criminal law was used against protestors

Reported Details of the Violation:

Between 2005 and 2015, 7 people have been killed in the village by animals.

Date of Violation

Location of Violation

Nature of Protest

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Government Departments Involved in the Conflict:

Forest department

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