UltraTech’s limestone mining project faces protest in Gujarat

By Shruti Salwan
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...

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