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Thursday 18 October 2018
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Stop Illmenite mining by Foreign firm, insist Kodeeswaran MP

Stop Illmenite  mining by Foreign firm, insist Kodeeswaran MP

A foreign company is plundering the Illmenite resources in the Thirukkovil and Pothuvil areas. While the mineral resources are being lost, disasters like caving in of lands may occur in the future, said TNA MP, Kaveenthiran Kodeeswaran in the Parliament.

He said so participating in the debate on National Environment Act in the Parliament on Wednesday.

Elaborating further he said that a foreign Company is plundering minerals like Ilmenite  in Thirukkovil and Pothuvil areas. A situation had been created there which may cause large scale disasters in the area.

The coast line excavation will make us undergo large scale disasters in case of a future Tsunami. Fisheries and Tourists sectors will be affected by such mining and flora also will be destructed.

Hence the President should pay due attention and stop this activity, he said.


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