Who exactly needs the Pancheshwar Dam?

“Bolo Jai Jai Baba Bhole”, the Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi, while speaking at Kedarnath in Uttarakhand in Oct 2017[i], asked the people in audience to chant with him. Indian deity Mahadev, the presiding deity at Kedarnath on the banks of…

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Letter to MoEF’s Expert Committee: Why Pancheshwar Project should not be considered for Environment Clearance

(Above: Protest outside MoEF on Oct 24, 2017 when EAC met to consider EC for Pancheshwar Project) Oct 23, 2017 To Chairman and Members, Expert Appraisal Committee (River Valley Projects), Union Ministry of Environment and Forests, Jor Bagh, New Delhi Respected Chairman…

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Cancel Pancheshwar Dam Public Hearings: It involves too many violations and illegalities

From: SANDRP, 50-D, AD block, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi 88, August 11 2017 To 1. District Magistrate, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand 2. Chairman/ Regional office incharge, Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board, Dehradun, COPY to: 1. IA Division (River…

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An Epic Voyage along the Ganga comes to close!

From Burton and Speke’s expedition to the origin of Nile to the age old Narmada Parikrama or the Chaar Dhaam Yatras (which are as much river journeys as pilgrimages), River journeys have always enthralled travelers and listeners alike.

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