Indian villagers count cost of mining boom

Residents of Chhattisghar say intensive mining has left deep scars on their once-fertile land.

    The Indian state of Chhattisgarh is fast becoming known as the country's steel capital.

    Mining is one of its most important industries, fuelling the government's development plans, but the growth comes at a high price for locals and the environment.

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Kawardha, Chhattisgarh.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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