Writer Amitav Ghosh had posted a tweet on Gladson Dungdung's new book.
In 1980, one-year-old Gladson Dungdung and his family were displaced from their agricultural land for the construction of Kelaghat dam in Jharkhand and pushed into the forests of Simdega, where Dungdung's father was arrested on allegations of felling trees. Ten years later, Dungdung's parents, during another land struggle, were murdered. In his book, 'Whose country... Continue Reading →
Ministers who need to raise issues of tribals in Parliament "become slaves" of senior ministers and forget about the "rights of Adivasis", Swami Agnivesh on Thursday claimed. "All those who are elected as ministers to represent tribals in the Parliament to fight for their rights and atrocities committed upon them, themselves become slaves of big... Continue Reading →
Debate on adivasis, politics and Gladson's new book
Gladson Dungdung is a noted human rights activist, writer and motivator. He is not far removed from the realities of exploitation and struggles that he writes, talks and fights against. He too is a victim of displacement, who’s suffered since his childhood. His family’s agriculture land was submerged in a dam and his parents were... Continue Reading →