Rally to protest allocation of Coal blocks in Chhattisgarh on 3rd Oct

My name is Alok Shukla. I am calling from Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan. We are organising a rally in Dharmajaigarh in Raigarh district on 3rd October to protest the allocation of coal blocks to private companies. In Dharmajaigarh block itself 10 coal blocks have been distributed. Thanks to coal block to DB power and Balco the city of Dharmajaigarh will be finished. Leaders like BD Sharma, Arvind Netam, Heer Singh Markam have agreed to join the rally. For more Alok can be reached at 09977634040

Posted on: Oct 01, 2012. Tags: ALOK SHUKLA CHHATTISGARH COAL

Forest dept gets adivasis arrested for protesting uprooting their standing crop...

My name is Alok Shukla. I am from Raipur in Chhattisgarh. I want to tell you abou an incident from Kukdur village in Pandaria block in Kawardha district. Forest dept few days back had destroyed standing crop of adivasis there to plant trees. Today after a notice when the adivasis tried to take the trees to Govt land they were arrested. This action is against the law as these adivasis were working on that land from 2001. You are requested to speak to authorities to stop this illegal act. For more Alok Ji can be reached at 09977634040

Posted on: Aug 24, 2012. Tags: ALOK SHUKLA FOREST

Rally demands CBI enquiry of attack on activist Ramesh Agrawal

Alok Shukla from Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan is telling us about a rally in Raipur yesterday demanding CBI enquiry into the attack of social activist Ramesh Agrawal. The rally also demanded stopping harassment of social activists in Chhattisgarh and enquiry of Basaguda massacre by Supreme Court. 22 more peoples organsations took part in the rally. Congress party later took up the issue in Vidhan Sabha and stalled the proceedings there. For more please contact Mr shukla at 09977634040

Posted on: Jul 17, 2012. Tags: Alok Shukla

Water diversion to industry will destroy farmers say activists

Alok Shukla from Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan is reporting from Jan Chetna Yatra in Janjgir district in Chhattisgarh. The Yatra is talking to people about Govt’s decision to bring 34 thermal power plants in a district which has 78% irrigated land. They are also discussing the issues of how people are getting cheated in various accounts by companies and the problem of pollution. The Yatra will culminate in a rally of villagers on 20th in Janjgir. For more Alok can be reached at 09977634040

Posted on: Apr 15, 2012. Tags: ALOK SHUKLA WATER

No one spoke in favor of industry in Dharmajaigarh public hearing

Alok Shukla is talking live from the place of public hearing in Dharmajaigarh where Dainki Bhaskar power group is trying to acquire 693 acre land in 5 villages. Alok says in 8 hours of hearing so far not a single person has spoken in favor of the company. Hired goons of the company, who came with printed letter of support to get people’s signature were pushed out by people. But after so much opposition he says if environment ministry still gives its approval to the project that will be very worrying

Posted on: Feb 28, 2011. Tags: Alok Shukla

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