Opposition to Lafarge greenfield plant, India

Opposition to Lafarge greenfield plant, India
Published: 14 July 2009

Environmentalists and residents of Karsog valley came out in large numbers to oppose setting up of a greenfield cement plant by Lafarge in the area.

About 500 people from villages  within the proposed mining and cement plant zone, held a protest march in Karsog market under the banner of Sri Deobadyogi Sangharsh evam Paryavaran Samiti and Himalaya Niti Abhiyan.

The villagers, who arrived in buses and jeeps took out a procession through the Karsog market and raised slogans against the cement company and the government’s ‘indifferent attitude to people’s opposition to it.’

Source: www.himachal.us