Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Evicting Forest Dwellers

Posted On: 08 JUL 2019 3:43PM by PIB Delhi

The Hon’ble Supreme Court vide their order dated 13.02.2019, in the matter of W.P. (C) 109/2008 & 50/2008 ordered to evict the claimants from forests whose claims have been rejected under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006.

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs filed an application, in Hon’ble Supreme Court on 26.02.2019, for modification of order dated 13.02.2019 passed by them. The Hon’ble Supreme Court admitted the application filed by this Ministry and vide their Order dated 28.02.2019 stayed the eviction order which was given in their earlier order dated 13.02.2019.

This information was given by Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.



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