Big dams, more displacement

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

-- Protests against large dams have gained momentum in recent years the world over. Projects in India and China displace large numbers of people because of the high population densities of those countries. While China has displaced the largest number of people, in India, too, relief and rehabilitation programmes offered by the government have always seemed inadequate. Thousands displaced by such projects are yet to be resettled amicably.

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