Water diversion to industry will destroy farmers say activists

Alok Shukla from Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan is reporting from Jan Chetna Yatra in Janjgir district in Chhattisgarh. The Yatra is talking to people about Govt’s decision to bring 34 thermal power plants in a district which has 78% irrigated land. They are also discussing the issues of how people are getting cheated in various accounts by companies and the problem of pollution. The Yatra will culminate in a rally of villagers on 20th in Janjgir. For more Alok can be reached at 09977634040

Posted on: Apr 15, 2012. Tags: ALOK SHUKLA WATER

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