Delegation of the Samata team met the Hon’ble Ms. Anusuiya Uikey, Governor of Chhattisgarh

On 29th October 2021, a delegation of the Samata team led by executive director Mr. Ravi Rebbapragada met the Honourable governor of Chhattisgarh, Ms. Anusuiya Uikey, and discussed various issues concerning the Adivasi community. The particular focus of the discussion was on the PESA act and its implementation in Fifth Schedule Area. Madam governor heard the problems very carefully and gave a positive response. There were three members in the delegation, Shri Ravi Rebbapragada, Shri Ashok Shrimali, and Vicky Kumar Saw.

‘Father Stan stood by me’: A life devoted to Jharkhand’s Adivasi and Moolvasi communities

News Laundry | July 06, 2021

Seventeen years of seeing Father Stan’s tireless work for the downtrodden.

As told to Anumeha Yadav

I am the national coordinator of the Visthapan Virodhi Janvikas Andolan, a coalition of anti-displacement movements across the country. I live in Jharkhand. Father Stan Swamy, who passed away on July 5, was one of the founders of this broad coalition of people’s movements.

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Tribal people seek cancellation of e-tender notification issued for calcite mining

The Hindu | June 01, 2021
‘No resolution was passed on the issue in grama sabha’
The tribal people of Nimmalapadu, Karakavalasa and Rallagaruvu villages of Anantagiri mandal in the district have appealed the to the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of AP Mineral Development Corporation (APMDC) to cancel the e-tender notification for calcite mining at Nimmalapadu issued by the APMDC without a resolution by the ‘gram sabha.’

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