• search

Narmada oustees protest central ministers

Written by: Staff

Bhopal, Apr 7: Three central ministers today met with strong protest from displaced people while inspecting resettlement sites of the Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river in Dhar and Badwani districts of western Madhya Pradesh.

Water Resource Minister Saifuddin Soz, Social Justice Minister Meira Kumar and Minister of State in the PMO Prithvi Raj Chouhan were targeted by angry villagers during their visit to Dharampuri in Dhar and Borlaye and Piplud areas in Badwani.

The agitated mob stopped the ministers' motorcade and raised slogans protesting inadequate rehabilitation and underpayment of compensation, reports reaching the state capital said.

At Dharampuri, the villagers removed the key of Mr Soz's vehicle.

Police intervention enabled the ministers to proceed.


Related Stories

Medha stable, but refuses food in hospital

Jabir supports Medha Patekar in her "save Narmada stir"

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more