West Bengal moves petrochemicals park

Kovac, Matt
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 61, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the relocation of a planned petrochemicals park in Nandigram, India. The east Indian state has agreed to relocate the special economic zone, after opposition from local villagers ended in clashes with police and 14 deaths. A government spokesman said the petrochemicals park would be relocated somewhere within West Bengal. Land around the village of Nandigram was earmarked for petrochemicals investment, with the government making a compulsory purchase of the land.


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