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Eleven villages and the MSS stand united against coal mining in Mahan

Feature story | August 4, 2013 at 15:13

The communities from 11 villages around the Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, held a rally on 4th August in Singrauli to let Essar know that they will not allow coal mining in the Mahan forests. The rally, Van Adhikar Sammelan,...

'We will not allow Mining in Mahan’: Mahan Sangharsh Samiti

Press release | August 4, 2013 at 13:17

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh/ August 4, 2013: Tribals from eleven villages around the Mahan forest area today held a rally – Van Adhikar Sammelan – to tell Essar they would not allow it to mine coal in their forests, just as their brothers and...

We Want Your Answer, Mr Chouhan:’ Mahan Sangharsh Samiti

Press release | August 13, 2013 at 11:30

Bhopal, 13 August 2013: Civil society groups today came together in support of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) and demanded a response from Shivraj Singh Chouhan, chief minister of Madhya Pradesh about the non-implementation of Forest Rights Act in...

Custodian of Tribal Rights, MP Guv dismissive of people and their rights

Press release | August 16, 2013 at 12:03

Bhopal, 14 August 2013: On the eve of Independence Day, the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Ram Naresh Yadav refused to listen to the appeal made by the tribal people from Mahan for protection of their rights. Seven representatives from the Mahan...

A Resurgence of Satyagraha

Feature story | February 28, 2014 at 16:56

On Thursday, thousands of villagers from 12-14 villages in the Mahan region of Singrauli, came together for a mass public rally in Amelia to oppose mining in the forests of Mahan.The rally marks the beginning of a Van Satyagraha to defend the...

Stand up for Forests on Earth day

Blog entry by Bapi Mahanta | April 21, 2014

We now stand at cross-roads to shape the future of India. It’s upon us to give India a better future. A future where one is not oppressed and wronged for the benefit and profit of a select few. A future where one’s right is protected...

MSS facing threats and intimidation to uphold the FRA in Mahan

Blog entry by Gopika Nangia | August 16, 2013

The MSS public meeting on the Forests Rights Act © Vivek Muthuramalingam As we drive to various villages located in Mahan, Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh, with members of the Mahan Sangarsh Samiti (MSS) for publicising the August 4,...

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