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Big Dams, Big Floods: On Predatory Development

by Hiren Gohain, 2 September 2008

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Economic and Political Weekly, 26 July 2008

Built on the logic of “development”, big dams have wreaked havoc on indigenous communities in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh with regular flooding. By pursuing predatory development the central and state governments are equally culpable of visiting disaster on the region.
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