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Coal Curse: A film on the political economy of coal in India

Producer: GreenpeaceDuration: 00:44:58Year: 2013

The documentary film explores the political economy of coal in contemporary India with the situation in Singrauli as a case study. It highlights the scandal, popularly called Coalgate, and the consequences of coal mining in the Singrauli region in central India. It raises questions as to whether the mad rush to extract for coal is the best answer to secure India’s energy needs.

Date posted: June 3, 2016Last modified: June 18, 2016Posted byParanjoy Guha Thakurta