The plot is a simple one: a relentless search for seams. As the plot unfolds, it gets seamier. Entire communities and landscapes become rubble. The Right to Life isn’t the only principle undermined; as an economic mission backed by State coercion chases more ore, many little wars break out.
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/03/2018 regarding illegal mining in Rohtas region of Bihar. The Apex Court took note of the report submitted by the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) and that the State of Bihar is acting on it. Supreme Court directs that this should be stated on affidavit and a status report be filed by the State of Bihar with regard to the implementation of the recommendations made by the CEC in its report.