There are massive protests all over Pakistan against the proposed construction of the dams. Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's decision to construct Kalbagh dam in the North-West Frontier Province (NFWP) is being opposed by the people of Sindh, Baluchistan and NWFP. On the other hand, people are up in arms against the government's plans to build a dam on the Indus river in the northern part of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir. They argue that the dam will submerge hundreds of acres ofland and will render thousands of families homeless without any means of livelihood.
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