Why did civilian protesters face police firing, many losing their lives, others, their limbs? Isn't the system meant to protect the vulnerable, not attack them?
On May 22, the coastal town of Tuticorin changed forever after ghastly police firing on the 100th day of protests against Vedanta’s Sterlite copper plant. Many lost their limbs, livelihoods and loved ones. Now, the NGT wants Sterlite to reopen.
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He reflected the ordinary citizen’s perception.
Locals have been protesting against the Sterlite copper plant which is alleged to be the cause of grave health and environmental damage.
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