Baiga Adivasis fighting to save their land, Forest dept calling them Naxalites

Dhruv bhai from Mandla in MP is helping us listen to Sujit Baiga from Mathna area where Baiga adivasis are fighting to save their traditional forest land which they are using from generations. He says forest dept is harassing them with any excuse and have put 6 of them in jail. They are threatening to put all of them to jail by declaring them naxalite. He alleges dept wants to give the land to companies. For more Dhruv bhai can be reached at 09981215876

Posted on: Jul 13, 2013. Tags: DHRUV MANDLA FOREST LAND

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