The God of the Mountain: Vedanta’s Assault on Niyamgiri

The God of the Mountain: Vedanta’s Assault on Niyamgiri

Odisha, in Eastern India, is an ecologically rich and diverse landscape. Adivasis (‘original dwellers’) constitute around twenty percent of the population in Odisha but almost half of those displaced by development projects. With foreign companies eager to exploit the vast mineral reserves hidden beneath the soil, in 2009, of fifteen...