THE LANGUAGE OF PROGRESS AND ASSERTION OF SELF-DIGNITY : Of land and its people in the quagmire of National progress. Orissa, India
28 year old Raju Haibro is seen outside his hut in Balighato village of Kalinganagar, Orissa, India. Raju was shot on his left shoulder during a police shootout on the agitators on January 2nd 2006 and later spent 2 weeks in hospital. Despite vehement protests from political and social activists over acquisition of land, the Tatas are confident of going ahead with the setting up of the 6 million tonne steel plant at Kalinganagar.