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Adivasis from the Statue of Unity in Gujarat staged a protest, created a human chain against land acquisition

Rajpipla (Gujarat): Hundreds of tribals from 14 villages around the Statue of Unity formed a human chain on Sunday against the Gujarat government’s acquisition of their land for the development of the area, which they said would affect their livelihood. Also Read – ‘Kangana Ranaut Fabric Saree’ now comes in the market, people buying continuously, know what is special

On the occasion of Adivasi Adhikar Divas, the tribals protested peacefully outside their villages by placing placards and banners. One activist said that one of his main demands included the repeal of the recently enacted Statue of Unity Area Development and Tourism Administration Act. This law empowers the government to acquire land in these villages for any development projects in the vicinity of the tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the world. Also Read – Corona is not a disease, thousands of people took to the streets in support of it, then the government …

Activist Prafulla Vasava said that people from 50 tribal-dominated taluks of 16 districts of East Gujarat participated in the protest organized by the Adivasi Samman Manch. He said that in the name of development projects, the state government is forcibly taking away the agricultural land owned by the tribals, which is the basis of their livelihood. He said that a large number of tribals have been displaced due to these projects. Also Read – GST loss to Gujarat government 12 thousand crores, demand compensation from center

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