CSKM protest against mining near Pendravan Water Reservoir

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 01 Mar 2017 10:50:32

Staff Reporter,


Feb 28,

Registering their protest against mining near Pendravan Water Reservoir, members of Chhattisgarh Sanyukt Kissan Morcha (CSKM) staged massive demonstration at Budha Talaab here.

The members are demanding cancellation mining projects approved by the state government near the water reservoir
which will have ill effects on irrigation prospects in the area.
Speaking during the demonstration Jageshwar Prassad flayed state government decision for the allocation of mining project near the Pendravan Water Reservoir, which will have adverse effect on irrigation prospects in the area.
Meanwhile, to press their demand regarding declaration drought hit Dondi tehsil, members of Kissan Sangathan Sangh stage silent foot march towards Vidhan Sabha on the opening day of budget session.

Chhattisgarh budget session has started from February 27 and will end on March 30. Kissan Sangathan Sangh State President Santosh Dewangan to press their 13 point demands members of organisation stage silent foot march to protest against lack of development works in Dalli Rajara including declaration of drought hit Dondi block development by the state government.

He alleged that despite several promises made by the state government regarding development, nothing has been done in this regard. Following drought situation in the area many farmers are facing financial crisis, but the government is not paying any attention. Besides this no proper medical facilities, roads and drinking water supply is lacking in the area.