Journal Article
Of rights and wrongs: wildlife conservation and the tribal bill
Economic and Political Weekly 40: 4893-4895

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While the Wildlife Act was always meant to recognise and settle the rights of forest dwellers, in practice, it has been used largely as a blunt instrument to bludgeon them with. It is entirely possible that the Tribal Bill could tomorrow become a similar blunt instrument with which to bludgeon wildlife.

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