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

Hari Hara Prasad Patel  makes tea at his home. His ancestral home is part of the area proposed for the expansion of Gare Palma coal fields in Raigarh district. 


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:

Hari Hara Prasad Patel makes tea at his home. His ancestral home is part of the area proposed for the expansion of Gare Palma coal fields in Raigarh district.


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.