India's LARGEST EVER political poll. Have you participated yet?
  • search

HC hears NBA PIL on Indira Sagar

By Staff
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Jabalpur, Apr 20 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh High Court today heard the Narmada Bachao Andolan's arguments in a public interest plea filed by the NGO seeking proper resettlement of residents of 136 villages coming under the submergence area of the Indira Sagar dam under construction in Khandwa district.

Justices Deepak Mishra and Shantanu Sharad Kemkar fixed April 25 as the next date of hearing.

Petititioners Alok Agrawal and Chittaroopa Palit submitted that about 90 villages of Khandwa, Dewas and Harsud would be submerged if the reservoir level was maintained as 245 m while backwaters would inundate 136 villages.

They alleged that neither the state government nor Narmada Hydro Power Corporation arranged for oustees' resettlement.

UNI XC-AC PK KP2127

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

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