ORISSA - FARMERS AND INDUSTRY BATTLE OVER LAND (50/168)

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On 2 January 2006, the police in Kalinganagar, Orissa opened fire against a group of tribals protesting against Tata's constructing a steel plant on their lands and not paying them adequate compensation. This tragedy killing 12 persons on the spot shocked the whole nation and that incident has all but paralysed the state government over the land issue. .A 'NO ENTRY' sign has been put up at the entrance of the TATA proposed land. Armed with bows and arrows, the villagers from the Balighato village of Kalinga Nagar area keep a tight vigil at the entrance of their village to guard it against company officials or police coming in to their village.
On 2 January 2006, the police in Kalinganagar, Orissa opened fire against a group of tribals protesting against Tata's constructing a steel plant on their lands and not paying them adequate compensation. This tragedy killing 12 persons on the spot shocked the whole nation and that incident has all but paralysed the state government over the land issue. .A 'NO ENTRY' sign has been put up at the entrance of the TATA proposed land. Armed with bows and arrows, the villagers from the Balighato...
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