Down To Earth | Shagun | 15 Dec, 2021
Several disqualified from rehabilitation process on absurd grounds, found DTE
Those displaced by the Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh have found themselves in the middle of yet another quandary: Scores of them are ineligible for rehabilitation by the state government.
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.
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.
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.’
The Federal | May 26, 2021
Take a close look at what he has proposed in the name of development – a larger picture being communally polarized in a small tribal territory