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Forest Rights Act of India, Part 2

(This is a continuing series of articles on the Forest Rights Act. This is the second part of the series.) Perhaps no other legislation has seen such diverse views since its inception. While the conservationists feel that the Forest Rights Act would destroy India’s forests,30

Forest Rights Act of India, Part 1

(This is a continuing series of articles on the Forest Rights Act. This is the first part of the series.) Introduction The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 is unique in being a legislation that guarantees traditional local30