Opposition to Lafarge greenfield plant, India

Opposition to Lafarge greenfield plant, India
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
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