Vedanta versus the villagers: the fight for the sacred mountain

Tribes say plans by UK-listed mining firm Vedanta to mine on holy land will destroy their way of life
Government criticises mining company’s treatment of local tribe
• Vedanta ‘did not respect the rights’ of local indigenous people
• Charity Survival International raised alarm over scheme
Vedanta Resources – India’s largest copper mining firm

Profile of the company and the man in charge, billionaire Anil Agarwal