India: Coal mine crisis - Sami Siva
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Chattisgarh, India, February 2015: 

Saurabh Agrawal an activist and journalist from Raigarh, posses for a portrait at the public hearing meeting. He expressed concerns over the environmental standards not being met and lack of compensation. 

Photographs for a story on land allocation for coal mines in Chattisgarh.  Modi's new government in the centre has relaxed the environmental regulations so the land can be allocated to both public and private sector companies easily. 

Photo by Sami Siva for Al Jazeera America.

Chattisgarh, India, February 2015:

Saurabh Agrawal an activist and journalist from Raigarh, posses for a portrait at the public hearing meeting. He expressed concerns over the environmental standards not being met and lack of compensation.

Photographs for a story on land allocation for coal mines in Chattisgarh. Modi's new government in the centre has relaxed the environmental regulations so the land can be allocated to both public and private sector companies easily.

Photo by Sami Siva for Al Jazeera America.