Protestors call on Andhra Pradesh to cancel bauxite government order
Published: Thursday, 19 November 2015
Fears over environmental pollution and the mistreatment of aboriginal peoples have led to a frosty attitude of local people with the Andhra Pradesh government over bauxite mining permits.
The Andhra Pradesh government in India was
asked to remove an order allowing the mining of bauxite in
Visakhapatnam district by several speakers at a seminar on the
impact of mineral extraction held by the People for India and
Uttarandhra Abhivriddi Vedika organisations on Wednesday.
Issued on 5 November, the...