Vedanta pollution causing skin diseases, alleges tribals

“I went to the Niyamgiri Mountain after a gap, and people drew my attention to the growing skin disease on children adults, men and women.” says Girdhari Patra. The villagers say that this is happening because of the pollution from the smoke from Vedanta factory. Giridhari Patra requests the govenrment to set up a camp, and arrange for medicines, and investigate the possibility of this being a cancerous disease. Problems inside the mouth are also showing up and this could be due to poluuted water. For more Patra ji maybe contacted at 9583022500

Posted on: Mar 22, 2012. Tags: Giridhari Patra

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