Barkagao | In the light of letter number 1,006 and 1,007 dated December 23 of the Circle Officer, Barkagaon, the Gram Sabha of Villagers and Forest Rights Committee was convened in village Gaali under the chairmanship of Baldev Ganjhu. The villagers present on the occasion protested against the construction and quarrying work in Adani Enterprises Limited Gondalpura coal mining area on account number-36 forestry land in village Gali. The objection application was given before the Circle Inspector and Revenue Sub-Inspector present in the said Gram Sabha. Along with this, the villagers demanded that the survey work done by NABARD should be canceled. Villagers protested with placards in their hands – our village, our right, cancel survey work, etc.

On the spot, Circle Inspector Anuj Kumar, Revenue employee Ashok Kumar Pandey, Revenue employee Mohammad Arif, Amin Brahmdev Mahto, MP representative Shrikant Nirala, Punia Devi, Devanti Devi, Geeta Devi, Bhuiyan, Deepak Das, Indradev, Phalendra Gaju, Basudev Bhuyan, Jagdev Hundreds of villagers including Bhuyan, Dilip Kumar, Prabhu Bhuyan, Raghunath Gajhu, Bubaneshwar Gajhun, Sitaram Gajhun, Hemraj Yadav, Basudev Yadav, Bindeshwar Ganjhu were present.

EW Correspondent