ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Narmada Project : Desperate Measures

Desperate Measures A correspondent writes: THE facts have been stated so many times. Every new move by the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) appears to be a video tape in reverse telling the tragic story of unidirectional development initiatives. And yet each move projects also the inability of the state to understand problems other than those of the dominant forces in society. In such circumstances the persistence of a movement like the one spearheaded by the Andolan is indeed remarkable. The Supreme Court ruling allowing for the raising of the height of the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) to 85 metres has been a big setback. It is against this background that the NBA

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