Sardar Sarovar Project ‘The struggle cannot be over’

, by Frontline

MEDHA PATKAR, the 56-year-old leader of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), is fighting what she calls the “final battle”. After close to three decades of protests against the damming of the Narmada river, she is battling against the Gujarat government’s attempt to raise the height of the Sardar Sarovar dam to 138.68 metres as originally planned. The State government had been denied permission to do so because of its poor record in the resettlement of families displaced by the dam. Read more