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Hyderabad High Court halts construction of Nagarjuna Cements' third unit

 The Hyderabad High Court has issued notices to the Central and Telengana state governments to halt the construction of a third unit of Nagarjuna Cements Ltd in Suryapet district, India.

Karunakar Reddy, counsel for the petitioner, submitted that the company had begun its expansion work for the third unit despite objections by the locals raised during the public hearing. He submitted that the cement unit has been causing air and water pollution of the area.

The bench directed the respondents (Nagarjuna Cements Ltd) to file their counter affidavits by 10 October.

Date: 2017-10-07