Articles by: Gladson Dungdung

Pathalgadi warrior Pawal Tuti arrested yet again

Pathalgadi warrior Pawal Tuti arrested yet again

Relying on the Cabinet’s decision and words of the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren, pronounced on 29 December 2019, immediately after taking oath as the Chief Minister for the second time, to withdraw all the cases related to the “Pathalgadi” movement, became nightmare for the Pathalgadi warrior Paval Tuti. Khunti police arrested him once again and sent him to[Read More…]

by 14/10/2022 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
The Pathalgadi movement for adivasi autonomy

The Pathalgadi movement for adivasi autonomy

The Adivasis of India have been trying to protect their lands and assert their collective right to self-determination since India’s Independence and long before. The Pathalgadi movement is the most powerful recent mass expression of self-determination, which is presumably why its participants have been terrorized and criminalized by the Indian state. This also why it is vital that more and[Read More…]

by 01/03/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Criminalization of Pathalgari Movement

Criminalization of Pathalgari Movement

Thousands of Adivasis involved in the “Pathalgari Movement” were criminalized for fighting for their collective rights to self-determination and protection of their lands, territories, and natural resources in Jharkhand State of India. Forty-six year old Ladu Nag from the Munda Adivasi (Indigenous) community is bound to live alone after her husband Neta Nag, a resident of Kevda village in Khunti[Read More…]

by 08/09/2021 Comments are Disabled India
CAMPA: The Return Of British Raj To Forest

CAMPA: The Return Of British Raj To Forest

It was first time in the Indian history, when the Indian State had officially accepted the historical injustice committed to the Adivasis and other forest dweller communities, and promised to right the historic wrongs by recognizing their traditional rights over the forest and forest land under the Scheduled Tribe and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006,[Read More…]