Minority Issues – SC, ST, Dalits, OBC, Reservations, etc.

Tribals oppose fresh bid for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills

  1. Context: Odisha govt’s fresh bid to go for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills despite rejection by the Gram Sabhas
  2. News: The State govt petitioned the SC for holding a fresh Gram Sabha in the Niyamgiri area
  3. Govt. wants state-owned Odisha Mining Corporation to undertake mining at Niyamgiri hills
  4. Challenge: The Dongaria Kondh tribals considers Niyamgiri hills as their God

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