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14 Jan 2014

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Business Standard

Anti-Posco leaders oppose South Korean Prez visit [India]

The Posco Pratirodha Sangram Samiti (PPSS), the organisation spearheading the agitation against the Posco project near Paradip in Odisha, organised mass rallies at Dhinkia village to protest the visit of South Korean President Park Gyun-hye to India…They burned effigies of Park Gyun-hye, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Union minister for environment & forests...Verappa Moily to give vent to their anger…PPSS leaders including the villagers of Dhinkia have protested the visit of South Korean President. They also flayed Moily for granting environment clearance to Posco to build its steel project. Thousands of villagers of Dhinkia, reiterated their opposition to the project.

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