UltraTech’s limestone mining project faces protest in Gujarat
Published: Thursday, 16 June 2016
While Indian cement producers are yet to get used to the regulatory changes proposed under the MMDR 2015 Amendment Act, which restricted the automatic transfer of mining rights, UltraTech Cement faces fresh protests against its limestone mining project from local farmers in Gujarat.
Protests against a limestone mining project proposed by
Indian cement giant UltraTech Cement Ltd were held by nearly
10,000 farmers from the coastal villages of Bhavnagar district
in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat, India.Farmers said that
the proposed limestone mining projects in Bambhor and Uncha
Kotda villages will be a threat...