Mitali Biswas
West Bengal

Mitali has previously worked as a freelance journalist for Doordarshan. She has directed and produced documentaries themed on sexual violence against women and the peasant movement at Bhangar in West Bengal. She has also co-directed SD, an investigative biography on slain Naxalite leader Saroj Datta. She is currently in the editorial board of Protibidhan, a Bengali magazine dedicated to women’s movements.

Coal Mining
Common
Forest and Non-Forest

Explosions from Bengal's Barjora Coal Mine Crack Houses, Residents Demand Rehabilitation, Compensation

Barjora

Bankura

Sector:

Mining

State:

West Bengal

Roads
Private
N/A

Tallah Basti Residents in Kolkata Harassed by Police, Evicted for Bridge Work

Kolkata

Kolkata

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Hydroelectric Project
Common
Forest

Land Acquisition for Turga Storage Project in West Bengal Violates FRA

Kudna

Purulia

Sector:

Power

State:

West Bengal

Roads
Common
Forest

Villagers Oppose Bridge Connecting West Bengal, Sikkim, Demand Implementation of FRA First

Rongpo

Kalimpong

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Railways
Common
Forest

Forest Dwellers in Darjeeling Oppose Sevoke-Rongpo Railway Project

Sevoke

Darjeeling

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Fisheries
Private

Salt water from fish ponds affects farming in West Bengal

Bhagabanpur

Purba Medinipur

Sector:

Industry

State:

West Bengal

Transmission Lines
Private

Tribals Protest Against Setting Up of Power Sub-Station in West Bengal

Panji ParaGoalpokhar police station

Uttar Dinajpur

Sector:

Power

State:

West Bengal

Tourism
Common
Non-Forest (Other than Grazing Land)

Slum Dwellers in Kolkata Assaulted, Forcefully Evicted for Beautification Drive

KolkataSubhas Sarovar

Kolkata

Sector:

Industry

State:

West Bengal

Special Economic Zones (SEZ)
Both

Jindal group returns land to West Bengal government, land losers demand jobs

salboni

Paschim Medinipur

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Township/Real Estate
Private

Sholo Bigha slum dwellers demand land titles

Maheshtola

South 24 Parganas

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Roads
Private

NH 12 Expansion Project: People Demand Better Compensation

Aamdanga

North 24 Parganas

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Protected Areas
Common
Forest

Residents of Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal Demand Recognition of Forest Rights

Buxa tiger reserve

Jalpaiguri

Sector:

Conservation and Forestry

State:

West Bengal

Railways
Common
Non-Forest (Other than Grazing Land)

Residents in Hooghly in West Bengal Oppose Railway Project Over Water Body

GoghatBhaba Dighi

Hooghly

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Transmission Lines
Private

West Bengal Government Changes Plan for Power Grid in Bhangar Following Protests

Bhangar Polerhat Gram Panchayat

South 24 Parganas

Sector:

Power

State:

West Bengal

Township/Real Estate
Private

Anadapur-Chowbaga land conflict

Madurdaha

Kolkata

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Coal Mining
Private

Eastern Coalfields Limited's Sonpur-Bazari project conflict

Paschim Bardhaman

Sector:

Mining

State:

West Bengal

Smart City
Private

Farmers in West Bengal Oppose Gitabitan Smart City Project, Demand Fair Compensation

BolpurShibpur Mauja

Birbhum

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Township/Real Estate
Private

Farmers Demand Return of Lands Acquired for Rajarhat Township in West Bengal

Rajarhat

North 24 Parganas

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Township/Real Estate
Private

Kawakhali conflict

Kawakhali

Darjeeling

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Special Economic Zones (SEZ)
Private

Raghunathpur land conflict

Raghunathpur

Purulia

Sector:

Industry

State:

West Bengal

Coal Mining
Both
Forest and Non-Forest

Tribals in West Bengal Demand Fair Compensation for Land Acquired for Mining

DeuchaPachami, Dewanganj, Harisinga

Birbhum

Sector:

Mining

State:

West Bengal