Novel protests a way out to draw govt's attention
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Bhopal Group for Information and Action's Rachna Dhingra, who is fighting for the rights of the gas tragedy victims for a long time, alleged, "The way things are going on in the country, specially the way land is being acquired for big projects, it appears that the nation is not being governed by any government, but by MNCs and big corporate houses."
People are left with no option except to hold protests in a unique manner as they are losing their land, which is their only means of livelihood, she said.
The 'Jan Satyagraha', launched under the banner of Ekta Parishad, in which over 50,000 farmers and tribals took part, forced the government to depute two Union Ministers (Jairam Ramesh and Jyotiraditya Scindia) to address the issues raised by them.
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