In Tilabad village, Sundar Pahadi block, Godda district of Jharkhand, 31.56 ha. land in the village has IFR claims over it by 39 villagers, of which 10 claims have so far been granted. 70.81 ha. of CFR land has been set aside by the Forest department to use for plantations, affecting 105 families. The planted area falls under the potential CFR land for which claims have not been filed so far.The move has greatly inconvenienced the villagers but it has also awakened them to their rights. The women folk are also adversely affected as they are not being allowed to collect fuelwood for their domestic needs. They have gotten together to form the "Mahila Van Adhikar Samiti" to attract attention towards their grievances.
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: