Jharkhand : Chandil dam affected get reprive thanks to their struggle

Arvind Anjum from Visthapit Mukti Vahini in Jharkhand is reporting about their struggle to stop the closure of dam gates when rehabilitation is not complete. He says it is a big victory for the people. Visthapit Mukti Vahini is an organisation of 15,000 people of 116 villages in Chandil area where a dam is being built from last 30 years. People are demanding that their compensation should be increased and they should be allowed to use water from the dam. Government has responded by increasing the number of officers working on rehabilitation

Posted on: Sep 13, 2010. Tags: Arvind Anjum

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