Locating the breach: Mapping the nature of land conflicts in India

India has an array of legislations and regulations to settle land and resource rights, to resolve disputes over access and ownership, and to facilitate more equitable negotiations for transferring rights and access between different parties. Various progressive reforms have also been undertaken since Independence at both the state and central levels. Yet, conflicts and contestations over land continue to imperil India's growth and put communities at considerable economic and social risks, as shown by LCW's study.

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