Rejection of claim does not lead to eviction: Centre seeks modification of SC order directing eviction of forest dwellers

Bar & Bench February 27 2019

The Central government has challenged the Supreme Court's order that directed the eviction of tribals and forest dwellers whose claims under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 were rejected.

The Court had, on February 13, directed the eviction of forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes (FDSTs) and other traditional forest dwellers (OTFDs . . .

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