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

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CIVIL LIBERTIES-Power of Expunction and Press Censorship

thus paid Rs 300 per acre for land whose market value is hardly Rs 200!) The forest officials also tried to incite the gonds and lambadas to drive out the Marathi peasants but they did not succeed in this. (While this is the truth, the government now accuses the gonds of attacking outsiders.) The total forest area occupied in this fashion by tribal and non-tribal peasants to date is 80,000 acres.

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