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Adivasi warrior Nivada Rana fights for her people in the Supreme Court Human Rights Defender

11, Sep 2019 | CJP Team

Nivada Rana is a forest rights leader from Suda village in Dudhwa National Park on the India-Nepal border. The Vice-President of Tharu Adivasi Mahila Majdur Kisan Manch and National Executive member of “All Indian Union of Forest Working People” (AIUFWP), Nivada has been one of the most vociferous Adivasi human rights defender along with being a co-petitioner in the Supreme Court of India to defend the constitutionality of the Forest Rights Act, 2006.

 

 

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