Jamshedpur, May 10: The forest department is trying to desolate more than 35 Adivasi families from Tamolia Village near Pardih Kali Mandir under Chandil Police Station who are living here for more than 20 years in slums.
Forest division office Searikela has send a notice to the families stating them to evict the encroached land. According to the notice, the Tamolia Village land has been reported to be of forest department.
Since the villagers received the notice they are living in fear and have knocked at the doors of International Human Rights Association (IHRA) to help save their homes.
Villagers say that three years back also forest department had tried to desolate them but with the intervention of IHRA’s Usha Singh, the matter was mellowed down.
On Tuesday, IHRA national president Kamal Akhtar and national general secretary Usha Singh said that they might go to high court to save the homes of the poor.
According to a press release issued, IHRA said that the forest department effort of desolating the poor will never be successful.
IHRA will respond to forest department through the advocate. The state government is running to desolate the poor adivasi families which is against the state.