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1) Vijaygiri

- 70 km from Ranchi – on Ranchi Tata Highway - hidden behind the hills, three kms interior in the hilly terrain. Malaria infested area no communication facilities.
-  Left out completely from all developmental tasks, till some ten-twelve years ago.
- Vijaygiri is the......


6th July, 2010 the government has announced that an integrated action plans for 35 Naxalite-affected districts in nine states; committing Rs 13,742 crore for economic development as well as proper implement of the Panchayats Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) out of this Rs 1,602 crore has been earmarked for education.......


To
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
New Delhi
India

Date: 16th July, 2010

Subject: Upholding Right to Education: End Occupation of Schools in Jharkhand by CRPF forces.

Dear Ms. Shantha Sinha,

On April 1st, 2010 India joined the league of over 130 countries which have......


To
The President of Congress Party
New Delhi

Date: 6th July, 2010

Subject: Upholding Right to Education: End Occupation of Schools in Jharkhand by CRPF forces.

Dear Ms. Sonia Gandhi,

On April 1st, 2010 India joined the league of over 130 countries which have legal guarantees to provide free and......


To
Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister
New Delhi

Date: 6th July, 2010

Subject: Upholding Right to Education: End Occupation of Schools in Jharkhand by CRPF forces.

Dear Mr. Kapil Sibal,

On April 1st, 2010 India joined the league of over 130 countries which have legal guarantees to provide free and......


Operation Green Hunt  causing immense suffering & humiliation to the innocent rural folk in Jharkhand

Father Stan Swamy

Clause 4.e.(1) of The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, [PESA] says: “ every Gram Sabha shall approve the plans, programmes and......


Executive Summary

The Independent Peoples Tribunal on Land Acquisition, Resource Grab and Operation Green Hunt

Date: 9th to 11th April 2010

Venue: Constitution Club, Rafi AMrg, New Delhi

Central India is home to the Adivasis and Dalits, India’s first people. It is also home to the richest concentration of natural resources in the country.Today, as powerful Indian and global......


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