Vicky Nanjappa

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Halting our development: The Churches of ‘Stop’ India

The protests at Vizhinjam Port has more than what meets the eye. And this is not the first or the only instance when churches and foreign-funded NGOs have stalled developmental works in India.

Fishers and citizens using their fishing boats lay siege to Adani port during their protest against Adani Group’s port development project at Vizhinjam, in Thiruvananthapuram, last month. (Photo credit: PTI)

New Delhi, Dec 01: Hindering construction activities which are crucial for the development of the nation should be examined as an anti-national move, Kerala state’s minister for ports, V Abdurrahiman said while commenting about the agitation against the Vizhinjam international sea port. He indicated that the protests being led by the Latin-Catholic Church are not protests but something else. The protests against the Vizhinjam Transshipment Hub in Kerala led by the Latin Catholic Church turned violent on Sunday, November 27.

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