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In the fifty years since Independence, after Nehru's famous "Dams are the
Temples of Modern India" speech, (one that he grew ... According to the Central
Water Commission, we have three thousand six hundred dams that qualify as Big
There is mounting evidence that links Big Dams to earthquakes. Big Dams haven'
t really lived up to their role as the monuments of Modern Civilisation, emblems of
Man's ascendancy over Nature. Monuments are supposed to be timeless, but ...
Central Board of Irrigation and Power 2 Patrick McCully, 1998 Silenced Rivers:
The Ecology and Politics of Large Dams, p 80. Orient Longman, Hyderabad 3
From (uncut) film footage of Bargi dam oustees, 1995, Anurag Singh and Jharana
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A paradigm developmental tale, which shows that how someone has to defoliate,for others to survive.An unequivocal obstinate struggle of the poor against the primacy of hegemony. Unravels scads of ... Read full review