Posted: July 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Wide Awake Gentile

chhattisgarh_main Map of Chatisgarh

Multinational companies have found early signs of SUBSTANTIAL DIAMOND RESERVES IN THE MAOIST HEARTLAND OF BASTAR REGION in Chhattisgarh.

But the companies, such as RIO TINTO AND BHP BILLITON, have decided to shift their gaze elsewhere after consulting the state government on how long it could take for the security operations against the Maoists to wind down.

“We had applied for a reconnaissance permit for the Bastar region, but the state government has asked us to explore other zones instead,” Nik Senapati, the India managing director of Rio Tinto, told The Indian Express.The company’s application was based on aerial surveys which indicated there are diamond bearing deposits in the region. The Bastar region is geologically one of India’s three oldest zones, the other two being the Deccan Plateau and the Bundelkhand region.

The Raman Singh government has instead APPROVED THE APPLICATION from the British-Australian company

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