Mass Mobilisation Against Hydrocarbon Project in Tamil Nadu
The Cauvery delta region in Tamil Nadu is set to suffer from the harmful effects of the recently approved hydrocarbon project. Following the Modi-led central government's changes in the Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP) in 2016, it has become easier for private players like Vedanta Resources Limited to appropriate the natural resources like hydrocarbon anywhere in the country with a single license. The agricultural organisations and the Left political parties are fighting against the exploitation and destruction of the centuries-old agricultural practices in the region.
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