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Tribals to oppose ‘Statue of Unity’ unveiling

Tribals to oppose  ‘Statue of Unity’ unveiling

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Oct 2018 1:30 PM GMT

Ahmedabad: As the BJP governments, both at the state and the Centre, gear up for the unveiling of the tallest statue in the world — “Statue of Unity” of Sardar Patel — by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31, thousands of tribals in villages near the site are bracing for a major showdown against the project.

Local tribal organisations said as many as 75,000 tribals adversely affected by the Statue of Unity project would oppose the Prime Minister and the unveiling of statue at Kevadia in Narmada district. “No food will be cooked in 72 villages affected by the entire project. (IANS)

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