Gujjari Mohanty is over 70, but still works daily in her betel vineyard, in Govindpur, Odisha. And she resists - like other betel leaf farmers in Dhinkia and Govindpur villages - South Korean steel mining giant POSCO's take over of her land. She is clear that she does not want the monetary compensation decided by the government and the company; she also does not believe in their promise of jobs. All this farmer wants is to continue working on her vineyards.

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Purusottam Thakur
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Purusottam Thakur is a 2015 PARI Fellow, and a freelance journalist, photographer and documentary filmmaker who reports from Chhattisgarh and Odisha. He also works for the Azim Premji Foundation.

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