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30 October 2007 @ 12:52 am
Community Protests Coca-Cola Plant in India  
Community Protests Coca-Cola Plant in India
October 25, 2007

http://www.indiaresource.org/news/2007/1054.html

Over 600 people marched and rallied against the Coca-Cola bottling plant in the village of Sinhachawar in Ballia district in India yesterday, demanding that the plant be shut down permanently. The community has accused the bottling plant of pollution and also illegally occupying land held by the village council. "We are demanding that the Coca-Cola bottling plant cease its operations permanently because they are destroying our land and water, the very source of our livelihoods," said Mr. Baliram Ram of the Coca-Cola Bhagao, Krishi Bachao Sangharsh Samiti, the main organizer of the protest.
 
 
 
seelan on October 29th, 2007 04:59 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the sudden posting. I just joined this group. My name is Seelan Palay and I'm an Indian from Singapore (South East Asia).