Here is the mining lease Map of Goa. See for yourself mining disaster in Goa. Mines are particularly located in Adivasi localities. These leases were granted by Portuguese colonial government that was forced out of Goa through army action on 19th December 1961. Colonial legacy however remains intact thanks to India's central governments and Goa State governments that are routinely manipulated by mining companies. These leases are upheld by 'Independent India'.