Kanker Villagers sumbit memo to CM Raman Singh; on land issue
Villagers from village Kalgaanv in Antagarh tehsil of Kanker district submitted a memorandum in the name of the Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh.
They were opposing the land acquisition of their village land in the name of plant institution of the Bhilai Steel Plant.
The villagers alleged that they had been opposing the land procurement in the name of project.
They said that they have been cultivating this land for long time and also argued that gram sabha consent in mandatory because the area falls within the purview of the fifth schedule.
The villagers said that they would resort to agitation if their demands are not met. >