Incident Reports

Locals padlock Reliance Sugar Mill Industry demanding pollution control


Province 2, Bara, Kalaiya, Ward 24

Hundreds of locals from Shripur, Majhaulia and Uttarjhitkaiya padlocked and picketed at the Reliance Sugar Mill of Kalaiya Sub-Metropolitan-24, Bara, since November 9 demanding pollution control and compensation. After the industry management refused the written and verbal requests from the local community to control the pollution, the locals were compelled to protest.
They further complained that the dust particles caused eye pain, headache, diarrhoea and respiratory problems. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media