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Vaghela demands white paper from Modi govt on Narmada rehab measures

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Ahmedabad, Apr 15 (UNI) Union Textiles Minister Shankersinh Vaghela today said the Gujarat government must come out with a white paper on the Narmada issue and give details about the rehabilitation measures undertaken by it and its Madhya Pradesh couterpart for the Narmada dam oustees.

''Instead of raising a hue and cry and branding the Centre as anti-Gujarat, the Modi government should come out with the details of its rehabilitation and resettlement measures, and so also should its Madhya Pradesh counterpart,'' he said, while addressing a large gathering of Khedut Samelan at Deesa, about 28 km from here.

He said Mr Modi should have read the verdict of the apex court before dragging the Union Government into the controversy.

''The apex court had okayed the raising of the dam to 121.92 metre on the condition that the state government will simultaneously see that rehabilitation work for the affected people is completed,'' he said.

Speaking on the occasion, GPCC President Bharat Solalanki, however, held the Madhya Pradesh Government responsible for halting the dam work.

''They should have made proper plans to rehabilitate the affected people in the catchment area of the dam,'' he said.

Leader of the Opposition Arjun Modhwadia also spoke at the sammelan.

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