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Article

3 Mar 2014

Author:
Debabrata Mohanty, Indian Express

Maintain law and order at project site, Posco tells Orissa govt [India]

Expressing concern over last month’s violence at its project site in Jagatsinghpur district, Korean steelmaker Posco has requested the Naveen Patnaik government to maintain law and order in the area…On February 16, hundreds of people, displaced from their land due to the project, torched Posco’s pre-fabricated office and brought down a 300-metre boundary wall at Nuagaon village. The oustees also attacked workers of a construction company engaged by Posco to build the boundary wall at the proposed site for the $12 billion project.

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