Implementation of Rehabilitation and Resettlement of Tribal Village in Jharsuguda District.

Amot Oram and others Vrs State of Odisha and other-W.P.(C) No. 4997 of 2020 | Orissa High Court | Status: Pending | |

The writ application has been filed by the villagers of Dardipalli in Jharsuguda District. The Dardipalli Village comes under the Lakhanpur Block  in Jharsuguda District of Odisha which is know for its rich coal deposit. Mahanadi Coal Limited which is a mining company  had been acquiring land in Jharsuguda District for Coal mines. The villagers are aggrieved by the illegal eviction notice dated 22.07.2019 whereby MCL attempts the evict the villagers without providing rehabilitation, compensation and resettlement as enshrined  under Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013.