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In the Spaces of Erasure

The people's struggle to save the Narmada, a river to which their lives are inextricably linked has been waged on two interrelated fronts. It has seen a 'war of words' that has included their songs, poems as well as detailed research and analysis on the impacts dams have and sustainable development alternatives. Their struggle is also a material one they struggle to protect their subsistence livelihoods and their cultures against exploitation and erasure. Their tactics involve diverse methods of non-violent action and encompass repertoires of resistance - demonstrations, fasts, and the ultimate tactic of Jal Samarpan.
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