Fact Finding by national team of WSS observes continued state repression and violation of rights of adivasi and Dalit communities in Niyamgiri and Lanjigarh region.

Date of Press Release : 26th March 2019, Bhawanipatna, Odisha

A 6-member team of women rights activists representing ‘Women Against sexual Violence and State Repression’ (WSS), a national network, concluded a fact finding on continued state repression and violation of rights of adivasi and dalit communities in Niyamgiri and Lanjigarh region of Odisha. The fact finding, which was conducted from 24th to 26th March2019, included the following as members :
01. Mamata Dash, social researcher, New Delhi
02. Puja, legal academic and lawyer, Patna
03. Shobha R, theatre activist and researcher, Bangalore
04. Arundathi V, cultural activist and teacher, Kodaikanal
05. Meera Sanghamitra, environmental researcher and activist, Hyderabad
06. Sharanya, social activist, Korapu

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