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Clearance for Ujh dam deprives Jammu’s tribal community of their legal rights

September 6, 2021 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Two years after the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, forest rights under Indian law are denied to its tribal communities. The initial clearance to drown forests for a prestigious Rs 9,167-crore dam in Jammu, for example, is a web of false official claims, ignoring the legal rights of pastoral communities whose homes and livelihoods the dam will destroy.