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MM&P delegation calls on Narendra Sawaikar, discusses mining issue

Panaji, Aug 10 (UNI) A delegation of Mines, Minerals and People (MM&P) met Member of Parliament from South Goa Narendra Sawaikar in his office at New Delhi on Friday and discussed mining issue.
According to a statement here, the delegation was led by Ravi Rabbpragada (Chairman) from Andhra Pradesh, Ashok Sirmali (Secretary General) from Gujarat, Ravindra Velip (Executive Council Member for Goa State) and other Executive Council members from Odisha, Zharkhand, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
MM&P has a nation wide network across over 26 states and is an alliance of organisations, groups and individuals. It has effective presence in all the Scheduled V areas as well as in the non-schedules areas.
MM&P discussed with Mr Sawaikar regarding commencement of sustainable and legal mining in Goa which could done by forming a people oriented mining policy.
Chairman Ravi Rebbapragada explained him how the illegal mining was taking place all across India. Other members too shared their experiences.
Ravindra Velip then discussed about the legal hurdles that may be faced if the central government amends the MMDR Act, 1957 and The Goa, Daman and Diu, Abolition of Mining Concessions and Declaration of Mining leases Act, 1987.
Mr Velip then suggested him to undertake a comprehensive study of all the mining affected regions affected by mining before deciding on the Goa Mining Policy.
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222 more polling stations sanctioned to Telangana

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18 Nov 2018 | 9:24 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 18(UNI) The Election authorities have sanctioned 222 more polling stationed and will be set up in the 31 districts of poll-bound Telangana State for the purpose of voting on the polling day on December 7.

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JAC Preparing for Dharna in SLA on 19 Nov’18

18 Nov 2018 | 9:18 PM

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BJP govt could not keep it's promise to people of C'garh: Punia

18 Nov 2018 | 9:09 PM

Raipur, Nov 18 (UNI) Charging the BJP government in Chhattisgarh with failing to fulfill the promises it made in the Manifesto of last elections, Congress state In-charge PL Punia on Sunday said all sections of the state, especially the farmers, will teach a lesson to BJP this time.

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