The objective is to obtain a comprehensive National Land Reforms Act and effective implementation and monitoring institutions to provide access to land and livelihood resources to the poor landless, homeless and marginalized communities.
Ekta Parishad is also demanding implementation of PESA (Panchayat- Extension to Schedule Areas Act) in tribal areas so that local population has a say in how the land and natural resources in their respective areas is used., and also setting up of fast-track courts to settle thousands of land disputes pending in the civil court.
Implementation of FOREST RIGHTS ACT .
WHAT IS THE CURRENT STATUS ?
- the establishment of a draft national land reforms policy in the next 6 months, which should be finalised soon thereafter.
- the adoption of a legal provision to provide agriculture land to landless people and homestead land to homeless people