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Vedanta's smelter closure has hurt 350 companies, put more than 3,000 people out of jobs

Updated : July 27, 2018 06:40 AM IST

The Tamil Nadu state government ordered a permanent closure of the plant in May following protests over alleged environmental violations that turned violent and culminated in the police opening fire on protesters, killing 13 of them.
The smelter, located in the port city of Thoothukudi in south India, is operated by Sterlite Copper, a unit of London-listed Vedanta controlled by Anil Agarwal
Vedanta's smelter closure has hurt 350 companies, put more than 3,000 people out of jobs
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