Vishakha Power Plant Will Destroy our Livelihoods

Dimirimunda village, Redakhol block, Sambalpur District, Odisha | Mamata Patra reports for IndiaUnheard

70 families fear losing their land to a thermal power plant project proposed by Vishakha Power Ltd.The 1320 MW power plant will be set up across 1200 acres. Residents of the village, most of whom are cultivators, are opposing the project as it would mean a loss of livelihood for them. This is one amongst 21 such projects in Odisha for which Memorandums of Understanding were signed between 2006 and 2009. However, the project has been facing opposition from the residents.

Please Call the District Collector of Sambalpur on 0663-2411022 and request him to intervene and stop the project.

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