Raipur: Panchayat and rural development minister TS Singh Deo met the participants of “Hasdeo Bachao Padyatra” late on Wednesday.
The foot march started from Madanpur village from October 4 and reached Raipur today.
“Struggle of you people to save Hasdeo Aranya is an important one. Today coal mining is extremely dangerous in the context of environmental concerns and it is necessary that we move towards renewable energy. With respect to Hasdeo Aranya that it was declared a ‘no-go’ area for mining. So this concept of no-go should be followed”, said Panchayat and Health Minister TS Singh Deo while addressing the participants.