Don’t mislead us by spreading fake news.. — Joint press conference of citizens of 6 Gram Panchayats against Aurobindo Realty Company…

Umesh Kamble

to.Pra. Bhadravati:

       It was reported in the newspaper that Aurobindo Realty and Infrastructure Private Limited Company in the taluka has announced to pay more than the market price to the project victims before starting the excavation work in its Takli-Jena-Belora North and South Coal Mine. However, the project-affected citizens of six gram panchayats have expressed their opinion in a joint press conference that there was no discussion with the project victims regarding the compensation of land acquisition and that the company is misleading us by spreading false news. Along with this, the project victims also warned that they will not allow the company to start any work until the rate of land acquisition remains the same as decided by the struggle committee. On Sunday afternoon, the project-affected citizens of six village panchayats held a joint press conference at Patangana in Belora village. A large number of project affected citizens were present on this occasion.

        The newspaper informed that Aurobindo Company management will give 2.2 million rupees per acre and jobs to the project victims of Belora village. However, in the meetings held periodically at Sub-Divisional Office Warora and Tehsil Office Bhadravati for land acquisition, there was no discussion about land acquisition. The meeting held by Tehsildar and Sub-Divisional Officer Varora on September 18 at Tehsil Office Bhadravati is illegal and the company and the administration are putting pressure on the villagers. was done.

         The company should provide Rs. 50 lakhs per acre to the project victims and one job per seventbara and home-based job to those who do not have agriculture. Rehabilitation should be done along Chandrapur Nagpur Highway. Demands were made at this time that the company should discuss with the Rehabilitation Struggle Committee and take a decision. The company should not mislead the villagers by purposefully spreading fake news. Otherwise, a warning was also given that the entire administration will be responsible if there is a problem of law and order. The issue of land acquisition has not been resolved yet. However, the company is seeking permission for dewatering from the pits. After extracting the water, the company will remove the coal and sell it and this is a planned program of the company and they will not allow the company to do any work unless the demands are accepted, the project victims said.

          In the press conference Sangita Deharkar, President of Belora Sarpanch and Struggle Committee, Executive President Vilas Parchake and Prashant Matte, Jena Sarpanch Prabha Bodhale, Panwadala Sarpanch and All India Sarpanch Council Bhadravati Taluka President Pradip Mahakulkar, Jena Deputy Sarpanch Bandu Asutkar, former Kiloni Sarpanch Ajit Sarpanch Manisha Turankar of Phalke, Dongargaon, Praveen Deurkar of Gram Panchayat Takli Belora, Vitthal Punwatkar, Praveen Thombre and citizens of six village panchayats namely Takli, Jena, Panwadala, Kadholi, Kansa, Dongargaon of Bhadravati taluka were present in large numbers.