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Goa mining: GMPF to meet BJP chief Amit Shah on Jan 13

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

An organisation of dependents fighting for the sector's resumption in Friday said BJP national Shah would meet its representatives on January 13 to discuss the issue.

The industry in came to a standstill in March last year after the quashed 88 leases and prohibited extraction of fresh iron ore.

People's Front (GMPF) Puti Gaonkar told reporters that Suresh Prabhu has arranged the meeting with Shah on January 13 in New Delhi.

"Besides Prabhu, will be accompanying the GMPF delegation in the meeting with Shah," Gaonkar said.

He said Shah's intervention would be sought to ensure the expeditiously amends mining laws to allow the sector to restart in Goa.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 11:00 IST