Killer coal dust, snatched land, no job or compensation – a company in Bandhaura

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Vidya Charan Mishra (Village Bandhaura, Post Karsulal, Tehsil Mada, Dist- Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh)

“Many heavy vehicles of Essar from different directions are passing through our village, causing huge pollution. These heavy vehicles carry coal. Dust and smoke fill the air, as a result, many villagers are suffering from asthma and tuberculosis. This heavy traffic is also causing road accidents.

On the other hand, as I reported before, Essar power is also not giving the jobs to displaced people. They had already looted our land and constructed boundary wall around it. People who lost their land can’t even enter its premises. They are paying only 150 rupees labor charges to labor. These labors are being exploited in the plant. Essar power has created many problems. They have also bulldozed small houses and trees of people who were living there for more than half a century!. Nobody is listening. Essar officials are like traitors, they are not listening to us. People are anxious and dying hungry. The population of our village is  5000, but only 100-200 people got the job. They have hired people from other state to work in the plant. I am requesting that the company provides the jobs as soon as possible.”

Call Vidya Charan to know more details about the pollution and broken promises by Essar – 9575118805

Report to District Magistrate Raghuraj MR at 07805-234541 and email – dmsingrauli@mp.gov.in help Vidya Charan and many others who lost their land and didn’t get anything promised in return – job, plot, compensation.

Report to Health Department and Pollution Control Board (M.P) about the coal carrier heavy vehicle’s causing pollution and adverse health effects on the people of Bandhaura.

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