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an area of woodland, historically, one owned by the sovereign and set apart as a hunting ground with its own laws and officers.
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However, a succession of British colonial laws and post-independence Indian laws designated forests as state property without recognising the livelihood rights of forest dwellers, thereby reducing them to the status of encroachers vulnerable to the whims of forest department officials.
We just need to get rid of these chemicals," one forest dweller member said at the July 14 Triangle Lake Grange on the state study.
What of the peasant forest dweller who has made it his home and livelihood?
Written at the time when he had just turned 60, the book also marks the author's transition -- according to Indian philosophy -- from a ' householder' to a ' forest dweller'.
15 -- It was a first time in the nation's history when the Indian State officially accepted the historical injustice committed to the Adivasis and other forest dweller communities, and promised to right the historic wrongs by recognizing their traditional rights over the forest and forest land under the Scheduled Tribe and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006, popularly known as the Forest Rights Act.
They should have known Bigfoot-Sasquatch is mostly a Pacific Northwest forest dweller. Look it up on Wikipedia.
This common ancestor evolved in an Africa isolated after it split from South America but before the continent drifted eastward to join Eurasia and was likely a small forest dweller that ate insects, Hedges says.
"Hanuman was a forest dweller, deprived and a Dalit.
During campaigning for recently-concluded Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Adityanath, in a poll rally at Alwar, had said, "Hanuman was a forest dweller, deprived and a Dalit.
Last week, while addressing a poll rally in Rajasthan's Alwar district, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said, "Bajrang Bali (Lord Hanuman) was a tribal, a forest dweller, a Dalit."( ANI )
The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights Act, 2006 in section 4 (5) states that save as otherwise provided, no member of a forest dwelling Scheduled Tribe or Other Traditional Forest Dweller shall be evicted or removed from the Forest Land under his occupation till the recognition and verification procedure is complete.
During a poll rally in Malakheda of Rajasthan's Alwar district on Tuesday, Adityanath had said: "Bajrang Bali was a tribal, a forest dweller, a Dalit and was deprived.

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