Sterlite Plant Shutdown: TN Protesters 2nd Victory

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Tahsildar Sivakami Sundari sealed the Sterlite copper smelter plant today at Thoothukudi along with district collector Sandeep Nanduri and SP Murali. Tamil Nadu government today(29-May-2018) cancelled the land which is allocated to Sterlite for the second copper smelting plant in Tuticorin, an afternoon after it ordered the permanent closure of the first plant amid violent protests, which claimed 13 lives. citizens and environmental activists have long demanded a shutdown of the copper smelter, India’s 2d-largest with an annual manufacturing of more than 400,000 tonnes, bringing up air and water pollution.…

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