What is the Forest Rights Act about? Who is a forest dweller under this law, and who gets rights? – Campaign for Survival and Dignity

Millions of people live in and near India’s forest lands, but have no legal right to their homes, lands or livelihoods.  A few government officials have all power over forests and forest dwellers. The result? Both forests and people die.  This Act recognises forest dwellers’ rights and makes conservation more accountable. Read more >>

Source: What is the Forest Rights Act about?
Address : http://www.forestrightsact.com/what-is-this-act-about
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