Demanding an immediate stop to the “illegal” land acquisition for the proposed Adani power plant in Godda district in Jharkhand, the Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha (JJM), an umbrella network of more than 30 people’s organisations, has submitted a representation alongside a fact-finding report to the state governor Draupadi Murmu.

“Crucial public hearings such as Social Impact Evaluation and Environment Impact Evaluation were manipulated, and local administration has blatantly showed support to this power plant for acquiring land. Adani company personnel have been threatening land owners, taking over land without notice, forcibly throwing out inhabitants from their dwellings, destroying crops and plantations, capturing common public places or lands in blatant violation of rules and regulations,” Vivek Kumar, representative of the JJM told NewsClick. Read More