(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
July 25, 2010
ON KARNATAKA: TAKE ACTION ON ILLEGAL MINING
Karnataka chief minister Yeddyurappa
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The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) demands that the illegal mining activities and export of iron ore from Karnataka be handed over to the CBI for investigation. The two ministers who are directly involved in the mining affairs should step down immediately.
In cases where illegal mining activities are established, those mines should be nationalised. The central government should stop the export of iron ore till a review is conducted of the present mining and minerals policy.