The outcome at the 12 gram sabhas held in Kalahandi and Rayagada districts will impact the projects proposed in Vizag and East Godavari district

The decade-old struggle by the Dongria Kondhs and other traditional forest-dwellers in Odisha culminating in rejection of the proposed bauxite mining by Orissa Mining Corporation and Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) in Niyamgiri hills will have an impact on mining projects in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh.