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Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Koyla Ya Kaala Shaap

Producer: GreenpeaceDuration: 00:43:06Year: 2013

Coal Curse (Hindi), a film by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, supported by Greenpeace, takes you on a journey to the land of dirty coal and the trials and tribulations of the people working in the coal mines. The documentary 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 extraction of coal is the best answer to secure India's energy needs.

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