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[21 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 5,113 views]
Balagopal Support pillar for tribals

The news of K Balagopal’s demise had been a big blow to the adivasi movement and the struggle of the tribals. He had been a tremendous support to the tribals who silently cope with exploitation, oppression and violence in their daily lives. Balagopal drew attention to an issue that most people failed to understand about the ecological balance: it is the trees and not the forests that are important. The lone solution of resumption of forestland from the possession of tribals to rejuvenate forests does not address the questions like …