Coal company goons beat up protestors, Police put case against complainants

Jang Sai Koya from Bharat Jan Andolan is telling us from Chhattisgarh that his colleague who are protesting against South Eastern Coalfiled Limited, A Govt of India body, was attacked by 4 goons hired by the company in village Jagannathpur of Pratappur block of Surajpur district and somehow survived by the intervention of local people . But when vilalgers went to complaint a case has been filed against the people who went to complain. For more Mr Koya can be reached at 09009843747

Posted on: Nov 17, 2012. Tags: Coal Jang Sai Koya

Demand for CBI enquiry to probe "illegal" Govt mining work in Chhattisgarh...

Jang Sai Koya from Chhattisgarh is telling us that as you know we had brought out a rally on 9th November demanding closure of work in Mahan 2 Coal mines in Balrampur district because the project is illegal as it has started without taking permission from Gram Sabha in Schedule 5 area. All of you are requested to ask for CBI enquiry that how a Govt company is working against the constitution. For more Koya Ji can be reached at 09009843747

Posted on: Nov 13, 2012. Tags: CHHATTISGARH JANG SAI KOYA MINING

Thousands take out rally demanding closure of "illegal" Mahan 2 Coal mines...

Jang Sai Koya from Bharat Jan Andolan tells us that they gave a memorandum to Commissioner Surguja in Chhattisgarh stating that Mahan 2 coal mines project is violating Forest Rights Act and Pesa laws and should be closed. When they did not hear anything though a reply was promised in 2 days thousands took out a rally yesterday demanding the same. He says the illegal mines have made local people’s life very difficult. For more Koya Ji can be reached at 09009843747

Posted on: Nov 10, 2012. Tags: Coal Jang Sai Koya

Forest Rights: No police action against illegal act of forest offcials, pls help...

My name is Jang Sai Koya. I am calling from Rajpur block in Chhattisgarh. We are very pained with the attitude of forest officials towards adivasis. Though Forest Act says if an adivasi has applied for forest land no action should be taken till the application is decided. But forest officials misbehaved with Mr ramchander who is living on forest land from 1991. A case has been registered but no action has been taken against the officials. You are requested to help. For more Koya Ji can be reached at 09753713232

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012. Tags: FOREST JANG SAI KOYA

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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