The construction work on the Sardar Sarovar dam has been delayed further. The Supreme Court of India ruled on March 12, that there shall be no further construction of the spillway portion of the controversial dam till the concerned states, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh iron out their differences on the issue. The submergence of the Narmada valley is decided by the spill-way portion of the dam. The order implies that there would be no construction at least till this October.
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