Chronicle of a tragedy foretold: the Narmada valley disaster

narmadaIts 25 years since the Narmada Bachao Andolan started mobilising resistance against the destruction of life and livelihood in the Narmada valley. Today, with more than two lakh people who’ve not been resettled threatened with submergence, that resistance is being revived. Here’s a closer look at the history and politics of big dams on the Narmada by Ashish Kothari in The Hindu.

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