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Symposium on Sardar Sarovar

THE controversy over the Narmada dams is nowhere close to being resolved, but we may soon find that the river has been injured beyond our capacity to heal it. Life on its banks is already under deep stress, and an injured Narmada cannot protect it from further decay. The Bargi dam has now shown its power of unmaking for five years, and the Sardar Sarovar dam incomplete though it is has given more than a glimpse of what words like 'submergence' and displacement' mean.

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