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24 October 2011

The Jan Samwad Yatra today reached Theni District in Tamil Nadul The Yatra group had discussions with two seperate tribal groups to understand the land entitlements processing existing in Tamil Nadu. Surprisingly it seems as the implementation of the Forest Rights Act is yet to start here (atleast for the groups, the yatra interacted with).