Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: eviction drive

Eviction order issued: 210 families, mosque in remote Assam village forced to vacate or face consequences

38-year-old Safik Ali is living in constant worry and fear in Nanke Daranga village, located in Baksa district of Assam. For nearly 60 years, his family has called this place home, but now they face an uncertain future. The source of Safik's distress is a notice from the district's forest department, ordering them to vacate their homes within a mere 15 days.

Assam: Muslim woman shot dead by forest officials after returning to evicted land due to flooding in makeshift

A Muslim woman, identified as Rahima Khatun was killed in gunfire by forest guards on Monday in Assam’s Burha Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary after a clash between people who had been evicted from the area and forest department officials.

Expansion of national park in Assam uproots 3000 predominantly Muslim families

Ajiran, who goes by her first name, sat on the bank of the Dhansiri river near the confluence point with the Brahmaputra with her...

Assam eviction: 500 families, mostly Bengali speaking Muslims, go homeless

In Assam's Lakhimpur district, the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government has evicted around 500 families, alleging that they have encroached on forest land. Most of those who were forcibly evicted are Bengali-speaking Muslims who live on the 10,000 acres that are part of the Pabha Reserve Forest.

Govt makes most disadvantaged sections homeless, Amnesty on Haldwani eviction

Amnesty India condemned the proposal of the Union government’s railway authorities to forcibly evict over 4000 families living in Banbhulpura area of Haldwani town in Uttarakhand following the order of the Uttarakhand high court.

Photos: Thousands of Muslim women pray during protests against eviction in Uttarakhand

As many as 4000 families face eviction in Uttarakhand's Haldwani area after the high court had ordered the demolition following a Hindu right wing sympathiser approached the court claiming the Muslim dominant locality is an encroachment on a piece of Indian Railway land.