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Twenty five million people live in the river valley, linked to the ecosystem and to
each other by an ancient, intricate web of interdependence (and, no doubt,
exploitation). Though the Narmada has been targeted for "water resource ...
Around the same time, the Survey of India drew up new topographical maps of
the river basin. The dam planners in Gujarat studied the new maps and decided
that it would be more profitable to build a much bigger dam. But this meant ...
months. Every now and then, the engineers manning the Bargi dam (way
upstream, near Jabalpur) release water from the reservoir without warning.
Downstream, the water level in the river suddenly rises. Hundreds of families
have had their ...
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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