Baiga tribe under threat of losing their livelihood


Baiga tribe is completely dependent on Mahan forest for their livelihood. They collect Mahua, Tendu leaves and other important forest produces and earn by selling these in the local market. But now the government is planning to give this forest to companies for coal mining. With others, Baigas are opposing the coal mining and company’s plans in his area in so that their tribe survive in the future. Vivek Goyal is reporting from village Kiraha, Singrauli. You can contact Vivek at 8966002527

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