Adivasi houses broken ignoring Gram Sabha resolution

Blasius Tigga from Surguja in Chhattisgarh has reported in the past about administration demolishing 28 houses in Gangapur village overruling a Gram Sabha resolution. Today he speaks to Sarpanch and affected adivasis who have been living on the land from last more than 50 years. Surguja comes under Schedule 5 of Indian constitution and administration need to consult the Gram Sabha for any land related issue according to PESA law. Tigga Ji can be reached at 09406367804. May be you can also call Panchayat Secretary Mr Dhand at 09981107775

Posted on: Apr 10, 2011. Tags: Blasius Tigga

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