Background

1998 – mm&P was first conceived as a network as an idea after the Samata Judgment.
1999 – Organized the First National Convention as a network.
2001 – Organized the Second National Convention in December at Anandwan, Maharashtra.
2003 – Participated in the Asian Social Forum held at Hyderabad from 2nd to 7th January.
Participated in the World Social Forum held at Porto Alegre, Brazil from 23rd to 28th January.
2004 – Participated in the World Social Forum held at Mumbai in January.
Then the drafting of mm&P Constitution was started along with the country wide consultation. This resulted in the emergence of mm&P as a growing alliance of individuals, institutions and communities who are concerned and affected by mining. The isolated struggles of different groups have led us to form into broad a national alliance for combating the destructive nature of mining.
2004 – Organized the first National General Assembly at Anandwan, Warora, Maharashtra in December.
2008 – Organized the National Consultation and Second General Assembly at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh after four years.
2011 – Organized the Third General Assembly at Sultanpuri, Delhi.
2013 – Organized the Fourth General Assembly at Dabbanda, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
2015 – Organized the Fifth General Assembly at Anandwan, Warora, Maharashtra in February.
2017 – Organized the Sixth General Assembly at Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu in May.
As of now mm&P has its alliance spread across 18 states with more than 100 grass root groups and about 20 diverse support organizations.