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Sterlite protest: How it began; what next

There is no need to look for conspiracies by local or international troublemakers

On May 22, 2018, as people protested against the Vedanta-owned Sterlite copper·plant in Tamil Nadu, police opened fire on a rally which marked the 100th day of demonstrations. A total of 13 people were killed and many more were wounded. The protests are against the waste produced by copper smelting.

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By: Martin Wingfield
Last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018

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