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

Hira Singh Kanwar (27) from the village of Pali poses for a portrait after a community meeting in the village of Khodri. 

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:

Hira Singh Kanwar (27) from the village of Pali poses for a portrait after a community meeting in the village of Khodri.

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.