Manufacture of consent


By Uma Sudhir

It has become a do-or-die battle for villagers in the areas around Kakrapalli village in the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh where East Coast Energy’s thermal power project is coming up. They claim consent for setting up the project was manufactured by misleading the villagers. The state government says `due process’ was followed.

http://www.ndtv.com/news/videos/video_player.php?id=153960

(video of my story on NDTV 24×7 on how consent was manufactured in Srikakulam)

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About t s sudhir & uma sudhir

Uma Sudhir and T S Sudhir are senior journalists, based in Hyderabad. Both work for NDTV. Uma is a Tamilian, who was educated in
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