I fight tooth and nail against Niddodi power plant project –says minister

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Moodbidri;August 21 : State Minister for Youth Services and Fisheries  K Abhayachandra Jain has said that he would not allow the setting up of the thermal power plant at Niddodi and was ready to fight for the cause of the people. He also stated that he along with four ministers from the district would be leaving for Delhi within  a week to urge the Government to drop the project.

He was  speaking after accepting a memorandum submitted to him by about 60 people belonging to  the Kudubi community from Niddodi, Badagamijaru, Muchur, Puttige and  Kompadavu villages. The Minister also assured that he would see to it that  the Kudubi community was not harmed in any way.
The memorandum submitted to the minister stated that the proposed project at Niddodi would destroy the agriculture and also the lives of the people of  the area and also the  residents of Tenkamijar, Badagamijar, Muchur, Puttige and Kompadavu. It also stated that over 1500 families of Kudubis would be hit hard and their distinct culture and customs like Gunta, Holihabba, Vana Bhojana and Kolata will be a thing of past. The Kudubis have contributed in their own way to enrich the culture of Tulunad and the government must drop the project at the earliest, the memorandum stated.

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