42 Million Indians Have Been Displaced Because Of The Govt’s Obsession With This Issue

“We will request you to move from your houses after the dam comes up. If you move it will be good. Otherwise, we shall release the waters and drown you all.”

“This statement may sound like something a villain in a Jeffrey Archer novel might say – but sadly, this was said by Morarji Desai, the then Finance Minister in 1961, while addressing the citizens who came under the submergence zone of the Pong Dam in Himachal Pradesh. It was a blunt statement, without any mincing, telling people exactly what the bureaucracy had planned for them.”

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