Vedanta Aluminium Ltd’s hope to source bauxite from Sijimali and Kutrumali mines in south Odisha’s Rayagada and Kalahandi districts has hit a legal roadblock. The company is desperate to get hold of new sources of bauxite now that its planned mine in the Niyamgiri Hills has been stopped by the opposition of Indigenous Dongria Kondh communities and legal decisions in their favour.