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Maharashtra : Land Reforms: Turning the Clock Back

As part of the implementation of the Private Forests (Acquisition) Act, the state government has been acquiring land distributed to tenants and the landless, threatening to evict large numbers of tribal cultivators, all in the name of environmental protection. The livelihood resources of the poor are increasingly being diverted into capital for the private sector.
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