Sanjit Das

Lanjigarh, Orissa, INDIA

A villager outside his house in Ijurupa village that is only a few metres from the boundary wall of the Vedanta Alumina plant, in between land that has already bought by Vedanta. He and other villagers are refusing to sell their land at any cost, causing major obstruction to the expansion plans of Vedanta. The huge bauxite deposits in the Niyamgiri hills have led the Vedanta group to set up an alumina refinery at Lanjigarh, making the local population of Dongria Kondh tribespeople fearful for their future. Vedanta Resources has come under immense pressure from human rights and environmental groups to abandon its plans to mine at the Niyamgiri mountains, as the site is considered sacred by the local tribal community.

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Sanjit Das
Lanjigarh, Orissa
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