What happened in Tuticorin? : An eyewitness account

Socialist India presents an eyewitness account of the incidents in the run-up to the police firing on the protest against the Sterlite plant of Vedanta in Tuticorin. This has been edited slightly by SI.   On 22th May 2018, people/protesters from almost 14 different localities and different unions (trade, lawyers, etc) called for a rally towards collector office to submit

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Cops open fire on protest against Vedanta’s Sterlite Plant in Tuticorin: 5 killed, more than dozen injured

The protest demanding closure of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit in Tuticorin (Tamilnadu) took a violent turn today with cops opening fire on the protesters, killing 5 and injuring more than a dozen. The entire area had been cordoned off earlier and section 144 imposed as per the directive of the Madras High Court. The deceased who have been identified till

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