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Amit Shah to meet mining dependants in Delhi on January 13

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Shah on January 13 will meet Goa's dependants in the capital to discuss the issue of recommencement of the industry in the state.

was banned in the state from March 15, 2018, after the quashed second renewal of 88 leases.

The mining dependants are demanding amendments in the existing mining laws aiming to restart mining activities in the state.

A delegation led by of Mining People's Fund (GMPF), will meet the seeking his intervention in the matter.

Reportedly, the Mining dependants are expecting that the will take up the mining issue in the budget session of the Parliament, which will commence on January 31.

Gaonkar told ANI that arranged the meeting.

Along with Shah, and will accompany the delegation of GMPF, informed Gaonkar.

GMPF, a union of mining dependents, have been demanding that existing mining-related laws should be amended giving a new lease of life to the industry, which employs around two lakh people.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 18:55 IST