The Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti (NSS) is the organisation that has been opposing bauxite mining in Odisha’s Niyamgiri hills since 2003.
About Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti
The samiti has been fighting to protect the interests of the tribal people living in Niyamgiri hills. Niyamgiri hills are considered as deity by local tribal people namely Dongria Khond. Other tribal communities living in Niyamgiri hills are Jharania and Kutia tribals.
(Adapted from The Hindu)