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Update on the Struggle against Vedanta’s Bauxite Mining at Sijimali

#SijimaliMatters Update # 7. An update on the status of the struggle by the local communities against Vedanta’s bauxite mining project at Sijimali, Odisha.    Groundxero | 16th February, 2024   Vedanta Limited’s proposed bauxite mining project at Sijimali in Odisha’s Rayagada district is being intensely opposed by local Adivasi and Dalit villagers who have voiced […]

Coerced Gram Sabhas in Sijimali: A Grave Travesty of Justice

By Groundxero | 10 Dec, 2023   Peasant unions, Adivasi organizations, Trade Unions and social activists in Odisha have issued a joint statement condemning the farce of Gram Sabhas carried out by the Odisha Government in the Sijimali region to hasten the process of bauxite mining for Vedanta Limited.    They have expressed outrage and concern over […]

Resounding Opposition From Local Villagers To Mining By Vedanta During The Second Public Hearing 

Groundxero Report | 19th October, 2023   The second Public Hearing, required to obtain the Environment Clearance for the Sijimali Bauxite Mining Project of Vedanta, met with equal resounding opposition from local villagers. It was held on Oct 18 at Kerpai High School premises in Thuamul Rampur Block of Kalahandi district, Odisha.   The public hearing started at […]

Public Hearing For Vedanta’s Sijimali Mining Ends Amid Opposition By Villagers

Groundxero Report | 16th October, 2023   Rayagada, Odisha: The public hearing seeking environmental clearance for bauxite mining by Vedanta Limited at Sijimali in Odisha’s Rayagada district concluded on October 16 (Monday) amid massive protests by villagers opposed to the project voicing concerns over the possible adverse impact of mining on local ecology.    The public hearing  was […]

Lawyers Petition Odisha Governor to Halt Public Hearing for the Sijimali Bauxite Project

25 September 2023   A public hearing has been announced for Vedanta’s bauxite mining project in South Odisha after intense repression of villagers and activists opposing the project for over one month. The Sijimali Bauxite Mining Project spreads over both Thuamal Rampur block in Kalahandi District and Kashipur block in Raygada District. It is shocking […]