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No more dams on Siang river: Anti Dam Forum

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Itanagar: The peoples’ movement against mega dams on the Siang river has appealed to both the Congress governments at the Centre and state not to come up with anymore MoA or MoUs to build dams on the river in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Forum for Siang Dialogue (FSD), Siang Peoples’ Forum (SPF) and Lower Siang Dam affected Peoples’ Forum (LSDAPF), who have been spearheading the anti-mega dam movement in the Siang valley, appealed to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, Union Minister for Environment & Forests Jayanthi Natarajan and Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Nabam Tuki not to sign anymore MoA or MoU with any government, public or private undertakings for development of power projects on the Siang, a release said here on Wednesday. (UNI)

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