Villagers to Protest S Korean Prez Visit
By Express News Service | Published: 13th January 2014 11:38 AM |
Villagers of Dhinkia have decided to protest the visit of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and Union Minister for Environment and Forest M Veerappa Moily on January 15 for environmental clearance given to Posco project.
At a meeting held to chalk out strategy of protest, president of Posco Pratirodha Sangram Samiti (PPSS)
Abhay Sahu said the villagers have decided take out a rally and burn effigies of Moily and Geun-Hye at Dhinkia.
PPSS woman member Manorama Khatua said the Samiti has also vowed to intensify stir at State and national levels. The Samiti members would also stage demonstration before the hotel at New Delhi where the South Korean President is scheduled to stay.
Meanwhile, some anti-Posco leaders including assistant secretary of PPSS Prakash Jena, Askhaya Das and Tuna Barala met Posco officials in Bhubaneswer to extend their cooperation to expedite the project. They strongly protested Sahu's leadership in Dhinkia and Gobindapur.