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[22 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 4,429 views]
Silence that is Disposable

The State follows a policy which silences even murmurs of protest by the tribal people, who have become sacrificial lambs — displaced from their traditional land and resources to facilitate rapid industrialisation, reports Karuna Dayal, member of the HRLN fact-finding team that investigated genesis of popular resistance in Jharkhand
Simply put, those who are disposable are the ones who have fallen prey to the spiral of silence, they no longer have a voice — which is what adivasis in Jharkhand have surrendered to become. Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, …