Development flows from the Barrel of the Gun


Reserve Development flows from the Barrel of the Gun

Producer: AKHRA
Year Released: 2003
Format: DVD
Copies Available: 1
Length: 55 minutes
Color Format: Black and White


This film presents and examines orchestrated state violence against indigenous and local peoples when they rally and protest against development projects on their lands. Rather than focusing on a single instance, the filmmakers strengthen their thesis by recording examples from all over the country: Orissa, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh. In each case, using the local police force, the state has brutalised and killed protestors, often on trumped up charges of violence. ID:SA83