Citizens vs Graphite India

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The Erin Brokovich like story of the common man taking on a Graphite Electrode producing factory that polluted.

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This is the incredible story of a

  1. 40 year old, Rs 9000 crore, private graphite polluting factory in Mahadevpura
  2. A 10 year legal battle for residents of Ferns Paradise
  3. 1 student project
  4. A large citizens campaign
  5. A Supreme Court judgement
  6. win for citizens with the factory shut down!

Read More here for the full story.

There is a big learning from this journey. If you are keen to take on a challenge, read more to understand what worked.

Media Mentions:

1. Times of India – Battle for Whitefield

2. The Hindu – NGT restores 2012 KSPCB Order to Close Graphite India

3. Deccan Herald – Graphite India shuts unit, citizens cheer


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