WB Adivasis set for a long court battle against mining on Tilabani hill
By Showli Chakraborty
Purulia (West Bengal), Sep 24 (IANS/ 101 Reporters) : The Adivasis of four villages adjoining Tilabani hill in Purulia saw it coming. As the officials from a private firm landed on the hill to commence mining operations, they fought tooth and nail, forcing the visiting party to pack up. The June 3 incident necessitated suspension of work, and led to the arrest of several villagers, who were subsequently released on bail.