Public Hearing and State Level Consultation on Dalit Land issues in the state of Orissa.

Greetings from Orissa Dalit Adhikar Manch(ODAM)

Orissa Dalit Adhikar Manch have organised a Public Hearing and State Level Consultation on Dalit Land Issues in Orissa at IDCOL Auditoriam , Bhubaneswar on 21st and 22nd August 2011. About 300 participants from all over the state which includes victims, Human Rights activists, Land Rights activists , youth and students. 11 nos of land issue cases were heared by the Hon’ble Jury members, Prof. Manoranjan Mohanty, (Retd. Proffessor in Politcal Science , Delhi University), Sj. Livinus Kindo , Retd. IAS, Former Member Board of Revenue,Govt. of Orissa, Sj.S N.Swain, Retd. IPS, (Former IG. Police, Orissa), Sj. A.V.Swami, Senior Social Worker, Sj. Prafulla Das, Special Correspondence, The Hindu, Bhubaneswar.

The leaders from diffrenet political parties, CSOs, Academicians, Human Rights activists, leaders from struggle groups have shared their exerience and suggested how the consultation can be converted into a Land Rights movemnet in the state and ODAM be a pressure group. Senior Political leader and former Union Minister Sj. Bhajaman Behera, Sj, Anadi Das, Ex. MP Jajpur, Sj. Prafulla Samantary, President Loksakti Abhiyan, Sj. Harish Mohapatra, Social Justice Movement, Orissa, Sj. Ajay Rout, Secretary, Orissa Communist Party, Prof. Bijay Bohidar, Manas Jena, Human Rights Activist, Prof.(Dr.) Motilal Mahamallik, Associate Professor, Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Sj. Kailash Mishra, Editor, The Amarikatha, Prof. Ananta Giri, Sj. Arun Khote, Secretary. PMARC,Sj. Sudarshan Chottaray, Focum Orissa have joined in the state level consultation.

Three delegation team of ODAM have submitted the memorendum and discuss with His Exelency , Sj. Muralidhar Chandrakant Bhandare, Governer of Orissa, Sj. Suryanarayan Patra, Hon’ble Minister, Revenue and disaster Management Dept. and Sj. Lalbihari Himirika, Hon’ble Minister, ST and ST Development Department, Govt. of Orissa, regarding the Land related issues of dalits in the state.

Please find the Photos and News in attachment.

Thanking You
With Regards

Prasant Mallick
Coordinator
Orissa Dalit Adhikar Manch, Bhubaneswar
Mob-9438486335

R.Prakash
Post Box # 46,Mavelikara-690101
Kerala,India.
Mob- +91 99 46 75 71 78 / +91 8907704079

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