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Five-fold compensation for Narmada project affected people: CM

By PTI
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Mumbai, Oct 24: People affected by Narmada dam project in north Maharashtra will get five-time compensation amount against the current price of their land which would go under water, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here today.

The assurance by Maharashtra CM came during his talks with Union MoS for Agriculture and Panchayat Raj, Parsottam Rupala who was on the state's visit today, an official statement said.

Devendra Fadnavis

The proposed rise in height of Sardar Sarowar dam has been opposed by some groups alleging little aid being extended to the project affected people (PAP). With Gujarat, the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modu, heading for Assembly elections next year, the discussion with Rupala, a Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat and believed to be close to PM, assumes significance.

[Read: Narmada activists demand CBI probe into rehabilitation 'scam']

As per the existing law for land acquisition, land owner generally gets four times higher amount of the land. The dam is being constructed in Narmada district of Gujarat, which shares its border with Maharashtra. The dam is 138.68 metre high and 1,276 long, with most of its construction getting completed, it stated.

[Read: AAP protests raising height of Narmada dam ]

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