As Modi Government in India Proceeds with Economic Development Agenda, New Map Tracking Land Disputes Shows Disturbing Pattern of Conflicts with Local People

Date: November 25, 2014


WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 25, 2014)—A new map of land conflicts in India shows that at least one quarter of India’s districts are affected by some form of land conflict. Most of these conflicts arise from state land takeover of lands, often on behalf of private investors.