Indian tycoon Adani’s mega port hangs in the balance as a fishing community protests

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By Munsif Vengattil, Arpan Chaturvedi and Aditya Kalra VIZHINJAM, India (Reuters) – On the main road to billionaire Gautam Adani’s planned Vizhinjam mega port on the southern tip of India, a shelter built by the coastal region’s Christian fishing community blocks the entrance, preventing further construction. The simple 1,200 square-feet structure with a corrugated-iron roof has since August stood in the way of ambitions for the country’s first container transhipment port – a $900 million project that seeks to plug into the lucrative shipping trade flowing between juggernaut manufacturers in t…

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