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
Private

Workers Demand Wages from DPL for Trans Damodar Colliery in West Bengal

Barjora town

Bankura

Sector:

Mining

State:

West Bengal

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

Rangpo

Kalimpong

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Railways
Common
Forest

Forest Dwellers in Darjeeling Oppose Sevoke-Rangpo Railway Project, Demand revenue Village Status

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

Subhas 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)

Hooghly Residents in West Bengal Oppose Railway Project Over Water Body

Goghat Bhaba Dighi

Hooghly

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Transmission Lines
Private

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

Bhangar

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

Affected Families Demand Jobs, Compensation from Eastern Coalfields Limited for Mining Project

Sonepur and Bazari villages

Paschim Bardhaman

Sector:

Mining

State:

West Bengal

Smart City
Private

Farmers in West Bengal Oppose IT park Project, Demand Employment Promised Earlier

Shibpur

Birbhum

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Township/Real Estate
Private

West Bengal Government Starts Returning Land Illegally Acquired from Kawakhali Farmers

Kawakhali

Darjeeling

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Township/Real Estate
Private
Non-Forest (Other than Grazing Land)

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

Rajarhat

North 24 Parganas

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Other Kind of Infrastructure
Private

West Bengal Government Fails to Return Unutilised Land Acquired for Industrial Parks

Raghunathpur

Purulia

Sector:

Infrastructure

State:

West Bengal

Coal Mining
Both
Forest and Non-Forest

Tribespeople Oppose Land Acquisition for Deocha Pachami Coal Block in West Bengal

Deocha Pachami

Birbhum

Sector:

Mining

State:

West Bengal