All Niyamgiri villages turn down Vedanta’s mining proposal3 min read . Updated: 19 Aug 2013, 11:44 PM IST
The environment ministry now has to decide if it will issue a permit to Vedanta to mine bauxite in the area
New Delhi: All 12 villages in the Niyamgiri Hills of Orissa have rejected Vedanta Resources Plc.’s proposal to mine bauxite in the region after a decade-long battle between tribespeople and the London-listed mining company run by non-resident Indian tycoon Anil Agarwal.
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