Mining dependants from Goa on December 11 launched a sit-in protest at the Ram Leela Maidan in New Delhi for resumption of mining activity in the coastal state.
Around one thousand people under the banner of Go a Mining People’s Front (GMPF) have gathered at the venue for the three-day-long protest, Goa Power Minister and BJP MLA Nilesh Cabral told PTI over phone from Delhi.
The GMPF has been demanding that the Central government amend the mining law during the ongoing winter session of Parliament to enable resumption of mining activity, whose closure has affected livelihood of at least two lakh people in Goa. Read More
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