Forest dwellers demand Land Rights
- Due to government’s inaction in giving land rights to farmers who have been carrying out agriculture activities in the Forest Land and Revenue Land, farmer groups have expressed disappointment.
- Many states across India such as MP, Chattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa have granted the permission to cultivate on the forest and revenue lands to those-who using those land s for more than 75 years.
- In Karnataka out of 1.68 lakh persons who applied for the permission only 6,577 have been granted the permission.
- Forest Rights Act
- Land Reforms