ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Voluntary Relocation and the Violation of Forest Rights in Kerala

Voluntary relocation of Adivasis from the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary has been going on since 2012, violating all existing legislations, including the Forest Rights Act, 2006. The 2008 guidelines of the National Tiger Conservation Authority, meant for the relocation of villages from tiger reserves, have been followed in this area, even though it has neither been notified as a critical wildlife habitat under the Forest Rights Act, nor a core area in the tiger reserve.
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