Stalling India's Progress by Sanjit Das

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Villagers discuss rights to their land while other family members look on in Dhinkia village. All the residents of this village would be displaced if plans for the new steel works are allowed to proceed. South Korean steel giant Posco continues to face stiff public resistance in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district where the company is setting up India's biggest direct foreign investment project of a 12 million tonne steel plant, at the cost of USD 12 Billion. Villagers have formed an agitating group, "Posco Pratirdh Sangram Samiti" to oppose the construction of the Posco development, which will displace thousands of people and make agricultural land untenable.