If you cant give Puri temple then why are you asking us to give Niyamgiri?

Giridhari Patra from Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti is telling us about 4th Gram sabha in Kunatadu village in Niyamgiri hills where villagers refused to allow mining by Vedanta in Niyamgiri hills. They asked the magistrate who was presiding the meeting that if you can not give God from Puri temple then why are you asking us to give Niyamgiri which is our God. The magistrate said yes they are asking a right question.For more Giridhari can be reached at 09853303500

Posted on: Jul 25, 2013. Tags: Giridhari Patra

Niyamgiri: 3rd Gram Sabha also says no to Vedanta mining unanimously...

Giridhari Patra from Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti is telling us from Tadijula village in Niyamgiri hills in Odisha where villagers have unanimously opposed the proposal by Vedanta to mine. This is the 3rd Gram Sabha which has opposed the proposal. The villagers have told in Gram Sabha that Niyamgiri has helped them survive from generations and they will oppose any proposal to mine in Niyamgiri till their death. For more Giridhari Ji can be reached at 09853303500

Posted on: Jul 24, 2013. Tags: GIRIDHARI PATRA MINING

Niyamgiri: 2nd Gram Sabha also decides against Vedanta mining proposal

Giridhari Patra from Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti is telling us that in 2nd Gram Sabha also the Dongaria Kondh adivasis have voted against Niyamgiri hills to be given to Vedanta for mining. As you know on 18th July Gram Sabha on order of Supreme Court villagers had opposed it and he feels in other 10 Gram sabhas it will be the same result though Vedanta is trying hard to bribe some villagers. For more Giridhari Ji can be reached at 09583022500

Posted on: Jul 23, 2013. Tags: GIRIDHARI PATRA MINING

Govt delaying Gram Sabha to help Vedanta, alleges Niyamgiri villagers...

Giridhari Patra from Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti in Kalahandi Odisha is telling us that people from Niyamgiri hills did a meeting and have shown displeasure on Govt delaying proposed Gram Sabhas to decide whether Vedanta be allowed mining in Niyamgiri hills. They also want the Gram Sabha to take place in 112 villages and not in 12 villages. They allege that Govt is delaying the process to help Vedanta. For more Patra Ji can be reached at 9853303500

Posted on: Jun 30, 2013. Tags: Giridhari Patra

Wont allow company to mine Niyamgiri, Adivasis tell in rally before Gram Sabha

Giridhari Patra from Kalahandi,Odisha tells us about the rally by the Dongoria Kondh of Niyamgiri against the Vedanta Company. The people had a meeting at Munikhol after a 5 days foot march. As the Supreme Court directed to affected Gram Sabhas to give opinion whether Vedanta be allowed to mine in Niyamgiri hills.Giridhari tells, the villagers took a vow not allow any company to mine at Niyamgiri hills at any cost.For details Giridhari can be reached at 09853303500.

Posted on: May 23, 2013. Tags: Giridhari Patra

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