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Eviction of Landless Tribals in Ahmadnagar

In yet another incident that gives the lie to laudable pieces of legislation like the Land Ceiling Act 1961, and to other constitutional provisions that extend protection to weaker sections, several landless adivasis in two tehsils of Ahmadnagar district were evicted from land they had cultivated for some years now.

Attack on Syncretic Culture-Case of Haji Malang

party in power including the multinationals or NRls can get over the prescribed land ceiling. This would have far reaching consequences: displacement of categories, alienation of land, exodus to urban areas cultural crises and cultural suppression. Presently Cogentrix has earmarked 1.000 acres of land, south of the national highway for accommodating the plants and the ash disposal. However, there is no guarantee that the company will not want to expand in the years to come.

MAHARASHTRA-Attempt to Disrupt Communal Harmony

afford corrugated iron sheeting. The health risks here (from asbcstosis) would seem to be unacceptably high, raising the question of whether some other material could be used.

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