Konkan region

Resisting a refinery

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In March 2018 at Azad Maidan in Mumbai, a protest by the Konkan Refinery Virodhi Sangharsh Samiti against the proposed refinery at Ratnagiri. Photo: Emmanual Yogini

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan (right) with UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and Saudi Aramco CEO and president Amin H. Nasser during the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Saudi Aramco and ADNOC to invest in the proposed Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd, in New Delhi on June 25. Photo: Kamal Narang

Opposition mounts against a proposed gigantic refinery that threatens to affect the lives of thousands of families of farmers and fishermen in 17 villages in the Konkan region of Maharashtra.
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