Stalin Dayanand on Development and Forest Rights | Whose Land is it Anyway?

Stalin Dayanand, Director of Projects at the NGO Vanashakti, talks about what development has come to mean and the displacement it engenders. He talks about Adivasi communities and their relationship with the forest, as well as the glaring flaws in the Forest Policy draft.

‘Whose Land is it Anyway?’, held on 12 October 2019, was an evening of conversations at the intersections of indigenous people's rights, land rights, development, displacement, resistance and environmental conservation in contemporary India.