Applied under FRA for land but forest officials destroy crop, take away cattle...

Jang Sai Koya from Parsagudi village in Rajpur block in Balrampur district of Chhattisgarh says though the Forest rights act says if an adivasi has filed an application for his or her land, that can not be touched unless the case is decided. He says though no deccision has been taken on the applications from my village forest officials have destroyed the crop of Mr Ramchandra and have taken away his cattle. He says punitive action should be taken against the guilty forest officials. For more the caller can be reached at 09009843747

Posted on: Sep 14, 2012. Tags: FOREST JANG SAI KOYA LAND

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