The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), a peasant rights enterprise enterprise, staged an indication in Guwahati on Tuesday in the direction of developing the two,000MW Decrease Subansiri hydroelectric energy job at Gerukamukh, positioned alongside the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.
KMSS activists protested within the entrance of Lodge Vivant using the Taj. An meeting become happening between officers of the nationwide authorities and Nationwide Hydroelectric Energy Company Ltd (NHPC) developing the dam.
“We’ve got come right here to oppose the development of the dam as a strategy to spoil the way forward for Assam. We are going to now not let it occur at any price,” KMSS adviser Akhil Gogoi, who was stopped through police from stepping into the resort premises, said.
With rankings of cops posted in entrance of the lodge on GS Highway to control protesters, the entire stretch turns into blocked for sometime round 9 am.
Along with the KMSS and the All Assam College students’ Union, a number of institutions have lengthy been opposing the event of the dam, citing environmental points. They fear that it’s going to convey destruction to Higher Assam.
Raj Kumar Singh, Union minister of the nation (neutral worth) for power and new and renewable vitality, and representatives of all northeastern states have been reward contained in the assembly.
Akhil mentioned, “We need to publish a memorandum to the Union minister. This can be a ploy to misinform the people of Assam. They by no means mentioned the matter with the people of Assam and the situation. They need to cease the event of the dam.”
He termed the memorandum of information signed between the nation authorities and the NHPC on August 23 “unlawful” and mentioned that it could endanger the folks of Assam.