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PRESS RELEASE: ILAI asks Assam Govt not to destroy the tribal communities by granting ST status to non-tribal communities

New Delhi: Ahead of the meeting of the Group of Ministers headed by Shri Himanta Biswa Sharma, Hon’ble Finance Minister of Assam, to discuss the issue of granting Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to six communities at 11 am on 8 October 2020, the Indigenous Lawyers Association of India (ILAI) called upon the Government of Assam […]

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Draft EIA Notification 2020, an Instrument to Grab Tribal Lands: Indigenous Lawyers, Time8

By Debananda Medak, Time8 30/06/2020 The MoEFCC in its “India State of Forest Report 2019″ states that about 60 per cent of the country’s forest cover is in India’s tribal districts and North East India. Guwahati: The Indigenous Lawyers Association of India on Tuesday urged the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to withdraw […]

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Environment Ministry urged to withdraw constitutional Draft EIA Notification 2020, an instrument to grab tribal lands and forests

NEW DELHI, 30 JUNE 2020: The Indigenous Lawyers Association of India (ILAI) in its submission to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change today urged to withdraw the unconstitutional the Draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification of 2020 which it described as an instrument to grab tribal lands and forests. The Ministry of Environment, […]