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Watch: Why Farmers in Nevali, Maharashtra Are Accusing the Navy of Land Grab

On June 22, villagers in Nevali and Bhal in Maharashtra protested against takeover of land by the Indian Navy. The protests soon turned violent, with police cars being burnt and rubber bullets being used on the villagers. With most of the villagers either arrested or absconding, life in these areas has come to an abrupt halt with no clear solution in sight.​