Indian state refuses to back down on Nano project

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By Sujoy Dhar KOLKATA, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The government in India's eastern West Bengal state rejected on Tuesday a demand by farmers to return them disputed land acquired for making what is billed as world's cheapest car. Tata Motors , which is setting up the plant to roll out the $2,380 Nano, has faced violent protests and political opposition over the acquisition of farmland in Singur, an hour's drive from Kolkata. "I just cannot give back the land," West Bengal Chief Minister ...

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