Amit Jogi arrested for violating ban on gatheringJanuary 31st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader and Chhattisgarh’s former chief minister Ajit Jogi, was arrested Sunday in the state’s Raigarh district for violating ban on assembly of five or more people.Jogi was arrested at Hati village on way to Dharmajaygarh town, about 300 km from here, where he planneed to lead a protest Monday against a public hearing for aluminium major BALCO.
“Jogi and three of his supporters have been arrested under section 151 (knowingly joining or continuing in gathering of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse) of the IPC,” Raigarh police chief Rahul Sharma told IANS over phone.
The Vedanta Resources Plc-controlled BALCO in which Indian government holds 49 percent stake, is striving to get mining rights of 1070 hectare coal mine area at Dharmajaygarh to feed coal to its captive power plant at Korba.
- Chhattisgarh villagers tell Vedanta to give up project - Jan 31, 2011
- Strike hits mining in Chhattisgarh - Feb 28, 2012
- Chhattisgarh opposition walks out over 'favours to BALCO' - Sep 08, 2011
- Balco's bauxite mining displaces Chhattisgarh tribals - Dec 22, 2011
- Balco officials sent to judicial custody (Lead) - Nov 17, 2009
- 3 Chinese engineers arrested in Chhattisgarh, hospitalised - Jan 12, 2010
- 300,000 tonnes of bauxite deposits found in Chhattisgarh - Dec 09, 2009
- Vedanta Aluminium to raise capacity to 2.5 million tonnes - Dec 06, 2011
- Protesters halt BALCO's bauxite shipment - Jan 23, 2011
- Three Chinese engineers arrested in Balco chimney crash case - Jan 12, 2010
- Balco mishap Chhattisgarh's worst industrial tragedy (Lead) - Jan 15, 2010
- Balco vice president arrested for power plant tragedy - Nov 17, 2009
- Construction firm official arrested in Balco accident (Lead) - Oct 07, 2009
- Balco chimney crash: Court rejects bail of Chinese engineers - Mar 12, 2010
- 3 arrested Chinese engineers hospitalised in Chhattisgarh (Lead) - Jan 12, 2010
Tags: ajit jogi, aluminium, balco, captive power plant, chhattisgarh, chief minister, coal mine, congress leader, indian government, ipc, percent stake, police chief, protest, public hearing, raigarh, section 151, vedanta resources plc