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Large Projects For Whose Benefit

Dunu Roy For decades now large projects have been uprooting thousands of people, and little has been done to rehabilitate them. THE Kerala Shastra Sahitya Parishat was born in a cradle of high literacy within a people eager 10 reach out for information and the emancipation that it brings. Some 20 years ago the Parishat organised a national conference at Trivandrum to spread the message of 'Science for Social Revolution'. In mid-August of this year the All India People's Science Network, a direct descendant of the Parishat, organised a consultation at New Delhi, on the Sardar Sarovar Project to discuss, among other things, whether the height of the dam could he lowered to substantially reduce the number of people to be displaced when the giant reservoir eventually gets filled.

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