Despite Repeated Deaths, Meghalaya Struggles To Stop Illegal Coal Mining

Meghalaya   |   27 Jun 2021 3:27 PM GMT
Writer : Queeneerich Sbunlang | Editor : Ankita Singh | Creatives : Queeneerich Sbunlang
Following a ruling from the Supreme Court of India over two years ago, Meghalaya has begun the legalized process of coal mining. The latest incident in which five miners were trapped in a rat-hole mine in the East Jaintia Hills area shows that the state still has a long way to go before it can put a stop to illegal coal mining.

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