Jeevan faults govt decision to evict farmers from forest lands

Hyderabad, June 30 (NSS): Congress MLC T. Jeevan Reddy on Sunday criticized the decision of the State government to forcefully take the forest agricultural lands from the possession of tribals in the State. He said the State government had already issued orders to remove the tribals from the forest  lands.

He said then Union government had given rights over the said lands to the tribals in the year 2008-09. He also condemned the attack by vice-chairman of Komuram Bheem Asifabad District Zilla Parishad Koneru Krishna on a woman official of the Forest department. He alleged that the ruling party leaders attacked the Forest officer in pre-meditated manner.

He also demanded an explanation from the ruling party leaders on the brutal attack against the government official. He demanded that the State government provide security to all the forest agricultural lands. He said the local MLA should take the responsibility to protect these lands. (NSS)

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