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Vedanta strong rebuttal of Amnesty International claims on Lanjigarh aluminium project [India]

We strongly deny any allegations of displacement of Dongria Kondh, pollution by the Aluminium refinery at Lanjigarh or any violation of human rights. We remain fully committed to pursuing all our investments in a responsible manner, respecting the environment and human rights. We work with more than 80 regional, national and international NGOs and with the authorities in India, to ensure all our projects are conducted in compliance with the law and international best practice….In their report on the Lanjigarh project… Amnesty International have directly challenged the credibility and robustness of India's regulatory framework...The Lanjigarh project, whose many facets have been developed by Vedanta with the highest regard for human rights, will deliver significant economic stimulus to the local community.

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