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People and environment of Dhinkia versus the Indian steel industry

People and environment of Dhinkia versus the Indian steel industry

For several months now people of Dhinkia in Jagashinghpur district of Orissa have been protesting against the project of Utkal Steel Industries Ltd. belonging to US$13 billion JSW group, owned by  Sajjan Jindal . On 14th January state atrocity against protesters became inhumane. They were subjected to brutal lathi charge. Elderly-children-women nobody was spared from the ruthless lathi charge. More[Read More…]

by 15/02/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Human Rights Violated And Lives And Livelihoods in Danger In Dhinkia

Human Rights Violated And Lives And Livelihoods in Danger In Dhinkia

The people of Dhinkia in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha have risen in strong protest against Jindal Steel Works and for the protection of their land, lives and livelihoods. As directed by the Odisha government, there is heavy police repression and coercion being carried out for land acquisition which is becoming brutal and inhuman with the passing of each day. All[Read More…]

by 07/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Brute Force Used Upon Protesters Against Jindal Steel

Brute Force Used Upon Protesters Against Jindal Steel

Greetings from Anti- Jindal & Anti- POSCO Movement, Odisha, India! The state government run by Mr. Nabin Pattnaik is making brutal police action against our people in order to hand over the 2900 acres of fertile agricultural land to the ruthless Indian steel major Jindal Steel led by industrialist Sajjan Jindal. After POSCO India fiasco which ended by 2015-2016, JSW[Read More…]

by 25/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Again Police Repression in Dhinkia

Again Police Repression in Dhinkia

Around 2pm on 20th Dec, 2021, the villagers of Dhinkia made a massive demonstration against the state and police repression at Mahala village border. Suddenly police forces entered Dhinkia village from back side and started thrashing and beating people. Some villagers sustained severe injuries. The police have arbitrarily arrested two persons Mr. Ajodhya Swain and Ms. Milirani Swain without any[Read More…]

by 21/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Brutal attacks by police on the villagers of Dhinkia

Brutal attacks by police on the villagers of Dhinkia

While the Odisha State administration was continuously warning people to stay indoors to remain safe from the impending cyclonic storm, the Jagatsinghpur district police entered the village Dhinkia under Erasama Block to arrest some people around 4.30 a.m. on 4th December, 2021. People resisted the police attack and a bloody fight ensued. The media reported the incident next day. Notably,[Read More…]

by 17/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Odisha Government Trying To Hand Over POSCO Land To JSW Steel

Odisha Government Trying To Hand Over POSCO Land To JSW Steel

Dear Friends, Revolutionary Greetings and Happy New Year from our struggle. Hope, 2018 will give us hope and peace. If you can kindly recollect, we have informed you about the withdrawal of POSCO due to the continuous peaceful resistance of our people and also because of your overwhelming support to our cause. However, the saga of repression is continuing in[Read More…]

After The POSCO Withdrawal Govt of Odisha Handing Over Land To JSW Steel

After The POSCO Withdrawal Govt of Odisha Handing Over Land To JSW Steel

As you know that the continuous peaceful resistance of our people forced the POSCO to exit finally. However, we came to learn from the media that the government of Odisha is planning to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to hand over our land to another company named JSW Steel Limited. JSW Steel Limited is a part of the Sajjan[Read More…]

by 21/10/2017 3 comments India
POSCO Withdraws: The Victory No One is Celebrating

POSCO Withdraws: The Victory No One is Celebrating

  Big news – at times – go completely unnoticed. (Thanks to the mediatised times we are passing through) And thus it did not appear surprising that the decision by Posco, the South Korean steelmaker, the fourth biggest in the world, to exit the proposed 12 million-tonnes a year steel plant in Odisha did not cause much flutter. Yes, newspapers[Read More…]

by 28/03/2017 1 comment Globalisation
POSCO Withdraws, But Repression Must Stop, Land Must Be Returned

POSCO Withdraws, But Repression Must Stop, Land Must Be Returned

As you may know from the media about recent the statement by Odisha’s Industry Minister, Devi Prasad Mishra that “POSCO confirmed the withdrawal of its project by requesting the Odisha government to take back the land transferred in its name”. We strongly believe this is not just a victory for our people but also the victory for the all the[Read More…]

by 28/03/2017 3 comments Globalisation