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[22 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 5,103 views]
The economics of GREEN HUNT

In Jharkhand, the State is behaving like an agent of corporations, grabbing resources from tribals in violation of their traditional rights and handing them over to corporations, even  using gun power if necessary. These are the findings of an HRLN fact finding team that visited the state’s most backward but resource-abundant regions, writes Sarita Bhoi
The Wednesday morning of March 31 this year brought a day that Ram Soren (name changed to protect identity), a resident of a remote village in Giridih district, would always remember with a shudder. “I was …