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Activist protest Golden Peacock award by WEF to Vedanta Alumina in Himachal [India]

Author: Ravinder Sood, MyHimachal.com [India], Published on: 12 June 2009

Twenty activists representing environment and social action groups today barged into the ...opening ceremony of the ‘Global Convention for Climate Change‘... protesting against the WEF’s Golden Peacock award to the Vedanta Alumina Limited for its refinery in Lanjigarh Orissa...The activists briefed the Tibetan Prime Minister in exile...who was present as a Chief dignitary at the function about the national campaign that has built up against the company...He immediately walked out of the venue...hundreds of children from schools in Palamapur, present at the ceremony...also left the venue. [also refers to Satyam]

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Related companies: Satyam Vedanta Resources