A committee appointed by the NGT had called the closure of the plant as "unjustified" and against "natural justice".
Thousands of protesters gather at Thoothukudi collectorate demanding re-opening of Sterlite copper plant
Congress had maliciously tried to use the protest against the Modi government
A setback for Tamil Nadu government and anti-Sterlite groups, NGT panel says closure of Sterlite plant unjustified
13 people had died in police firings after during the protests against the plant.
Vedanta claims that the Sterlite Copper plant did not violate any environmental norms, says allegations of causing pollution and cancer are baseless
This has also threatened the jobs of those employed in these small scale industries
Rajinikanth has been branded team B of the BJP by the Opposition
The plant was permanently shut down by the Tamil Nadu government following massive protests
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