Flash Back August 1997
The Agony of Indian Tribals after fifty years of Independence
The tribal community of India is deprived of their due share, even after 50 years of our Independence. It is disheartening to note that the Indian Tribals are at lowebb in socio, economic and political spheres compared to other communities of India. The much talked “social justice” the needy and suffering community like those of tribals. The income yielding economic assets are found in extreme paucity among the tribals than those of other communities of India. This factors is the root cause for the myriads ailments affecting the tribal community.
Indian tribal population are predominantly living in the forest regions from the time immemorial. In the recent years, in the name of development the land and forest resources owned by them are under encroachment and the very survival is at stake in almost all the States of India except in the North-Eastern states like Arunachal Pradesh. Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya. The forest land traditionally used by them are now forcefully used for development programmes like construction of dams, river valley project, industries etc. As a .......