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Adivasis also deserve to live life with dignity
Every citizen has the right to live with dignity. The state should ensure the security and progress of all citizens - especially the indigenous.

The Adivasis (Schedule Tribes, the indigenous) of Chhattisgarh are living in fear and insecurity. Jal-Jungle-Jameen is an integral part of their life. The government has lost its sense of responsibility to ensure security and a dignified life to the marginalized.

Instead it is makes one or the other MoUs with the companies, which are grabbing the land of the tribals by hook or by crook in the name of development. The moment you snatch the land of the tribals, you should know that you are uprooting them from their culture, beliefs and from their life itself. Do you have the right to do that? Who gave you such authority - the constitution of India? No. Your move is against it. So, therefore, your more is against the constitution of India. Please review your responsibility before it is too late.

Local politicians and bureaucrats don't take responsibility to ensure that the state and local-level administration protects the tribals. If the state absolves itself from protecting the interests of the tribals, then it creates problems for the tribals in the country.

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