Thoothukudi Sterlite copper smelter plant permanently sealed on Tamil Nadu government order days after deadly protests
In a statement, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that the plant was closed respecting sentiments of people.
Sterlite Protest explainer: Recapping the what, why and how of Thoothukudi's battle with a copper smelting plant
Here is a quick recap of all you need to know about the Sterlite copper smelting plant and the ongoing protests against it in Thoothukudi.
In a tweet, the superstar said that people had been protesting against the Sterlite Copper smelter plant for the past 47 days citing health concerns.
Amid massive protests against its expansion, Thoothukudi copper smelter plant shuts down for 15 days for maintenance
Indefinite protests continue as Toothukudi comes to a halt; AMMK begins signature campaign; activists allege environmental clearance given without public