Controversial plan to sell water from Sheonath river

Ajit Jogi, Chhattisgarh chief minister, has announced an enquiry into the legality of India's first private project to supply water to industry from the Sheonath river. Speaking at a press conference after a cabinet meeting on January 21 in Ambikapur, Sarguja district, he said the agreement signed by the Madhya Pradesh government before the creation of the new state will not be allowed to compromise the interests of Chhattisgarh if the enquiry gives it an adverse report card. But NGOs opposing the project are sceptical

 
By Sopan Joshi
Last Updated: Sunday 07 June 2015

Controversial plan to sell water from Sheonath river

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