|Project Status||In operation|
|Conflict outcome / response:||Compensation|
Strengthening of participation
|Development of alternatives:||Their demands include higher compensation rate, rehabilitation and resettlement of the displaced families, compensation for houses and trees and employment to local youth .|
According to the website "Indian Environmental Portal", "Farmers in Rohili ki dhani, Lakhitali, Ishwarpura and Botiya villages say the government is offering them a Rs 142,000 per ha when the market value is four times this. Asked about the right price, Bhire Ram of Bhadres villages said, "There is no question of the right price. We cannot contemplate selling our land. What use is a farmer without his land?'"
Farmers do not want to give away their lands.
|Do you consider this an environmental justice success? Was environmental justice served?:||No|
|Briefly explain:||According to the farmers of the affected villages, they were getting inadequate level of compensation. They alleged that government had offered them very low rate of compensation which is about one fourth of the market rate at that time. However, they are not willing to sell their land with any amount of compensation rate. Also, the farmers of the affected villages believed that the project might not needed 8,000 hectare. They sensed conspiracy of land grabbing. The company may use the acquired land for real estate business or even sell the land at profit to other industries |