Kerala: Anti-mining protest in Alappad enters into its 100th day
8, Feb 2019, 7:52 PM
Alappad: The natives of Alappad village has entered the100th day of the protest against illegal sand mining. Alappad, a coastal village in Kollam, Kerala has been partially eaten up by ever-rising tides.
For the last 50 years, sand mining has been rampant in village. Natives complain of a number of woes they face, including the lack of drinking water. From November 1, 2018, the natives have been protesting against sand mining in the states which has caused the village to be engulfed by the sea.