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Narmada Dam Project - West India

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2000 - Madhya Pradesh

More than 4,500 villagers, activists and some famous artists occupied the Maheshwar dam site in the Central India State of Madhya Pradesh in January 2000, to stop the construction. The police arrested 1,500 people.

(Photo 91: Pradip Krishen)

Occupation of the dam site.

(Photo 92: Pradip Krishen)

Arrestations by the police.

(Photo 93: Pradip Krishen)

2001 - Mumbai

Sit-down strike at Mumbai outside the Secretariat of the Government of the West Indian State of Maharastra, January 2001.

(Photo 94: Narmada Bachao Andolan)

Villagers and activists gathered at the Gandhi statue.

(Photo 95: Narmada Bachao Andolan)

Vesta Dama, tribal representative from village Sikka.

(Photo 96: Narmada Bachao Andolan)

Two ministers visited the sit-down strike.

(Photo 97: Narmada Bachao Andolan)

Later on people visited Justice Kurdukar at his office.

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