Lodu Sikaka

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Lodu Sikaka is a Kondha tribal chief in Odisha state, India. Sikaka is a leading figure of the Kondhas against the building of a large bauxite mine in the Kondha tribal areas by the mining company Vedanta Resources.[1] In August 2010, he was abducted by several unknown individuals whom Sikaka and his relative Sena identified as policemen.[2] Sikaka was released after he signed a statement the contents of which are unclear.


  1. ^ "Anti-Vedanta tribal leaders abducted". Survival International. August 10, 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Abducted Dongria Kondh released". Retrieved 1 February 2012.