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

Women in the village of Khodri walk to the community center to attend a meeting with other villagers about the proposed expansion of coal fields. 

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:

Women in the village of Khodri walk to the community center to attend a meeting with other villagers about the proposed expansion of coal fields.

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.