5 lakhs NREGA dues in 50 villages, Got 2 and not 5 acres under FRA: Study

Lakhan Singh Baiga from Jago Jan Parishad in Chhattisgarh says they toured 50 villages in 9 panchayats in districts of Bilaspur and Korba last month and found that people are suffering on account of NREGA and Forest Rights Act. They have found that more than Rs 5 lakhs is due to people in wages. Many have not got land under FRA and many have got 2 acres while they are entitled for 5. For more Baiga Ji can be reached at 08817807609

Posted on: Apr 08, 2013. Tags: LAKHAN SINGH BAIGA NREGA