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People’s protest against land acquisition for expansion of limestone mining of OCL India Ltd, in Odisha

The Forum for Gram Sabha Committee, a local people’s organization, has been protesting against the proposed land acquisition for limestone mining of OCL India Ltd. at Rajgangpur, Sundargarh. It has also been raising voices against the gross violations of constitutional provisions related to the 5th Schedule Area and LARR Act, 2013 in the process of […]

Land grab and police repression in Dhinkia continues unabated: a PUCL report

Dhinkia-Charidesh, a cluster of villages, in the coastal District of Jagatsinghpur, Odisha with its dense casuarinas and cashew forests along the shoreline, lush-green betel vines on the sandy soil, tall sand dunes, meandering deltaic rivers, creeks and estuary is a feast to the eye. This patch of land, largely forest land, has been chosen by […]

Brutal attacks by police on the villagers of Dhinkia in Odisha

Villagers are opposing the setting up of a 13.2 million tonne per annum(MPTA) capacity integrated steel project by JSW Utkal Steel Limited by Sajjan Jindal on land previously acquired for the South Korean steel major POSCO. A 900-MW captive power plant and a 10 MPTA cement unit are also proposed to be set up near […]