Tata Motors searching for alternative Nano car project site

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Hyderabad, Oct 6 : Tata Motors is looking for an alternative site for its "Nano" car project in Andhra Pradesh.

Managing Director Ravi Kant met with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S.ajashekhara Reddy here to locate an alternative site for the controversial small car project.

Andhra Pradesh Major Industries Minister J. Geetha Reddy told reporters after the meeting that the meeting concluded on a positive note.

"We are very positive government. Certainly, we'll try and do the best. We have to wait. Certain things are so sensitive that we have to wait their decision also," said J. Geetha.

On October 3, Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata decided to pull-out "Nano" small car project out of Singur, following a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee in Kolkata.

Trouble began after the West Bengal Government acquired 1000 acres of farmland for the Tata Motors' small car plant at Singur last year. The State Government offered compensation, which some farmers rejected.rinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee then took up the fight of the farmers, demanding that at least 400 acres of the acquired land be returned to farmers.

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