Issue Date: Aug 15, 2006
On July 10, 2006, the Supreme Court (SC) refused to stop construction work going on at the controversial Sardar Sarovar Dam to raise its height. In April 2006, Narmada Bachao Andolan had moved the apex court asking for a stay on raising the height of the dam, in view of inadequate measures taken by the Madhya Pradesh government towards rehabilitation of the project-affected people.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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