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Response to “Mining in South Africa”

From Shaji George Kochuthara
Dharmaram College
Bangalore, India

Dear Peter Knox


I read your article on mining on It is good, insightful. Thanks and congrats on writing this.

Illegal mining is a problem in India also. After a few years of controversies, following the reports of the Ombudsman, finally a chief minister had to resign due to the involvement he and a few ministers had in illegal mining worth billions of dollars, in the state of Karnataka in India.