Skip to content Skip to navigation

KMSS stages anti-dam protest

The Krushak Mukti Sangram Samity on Tuesday hit the streets across the state in protest against the Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power project at Gerukamukh along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

Led by KMSS president Akhil Gogoi, the organization is holding the statewide protest against the NHPC-owned power project alleging the possibility of the adverse impact of the big dams in the downstream areas in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts.

Notably, stiff resistance by KMSS forced NHPC to halt the mega construction at Gerukamukh on this day three years back. KMSS along with 30 other local organizations recently agreed to set up an expert panel to study the cumulative impact of the mega dams in the downstream areas.






Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Majuli Friendship Day on Jan 3

12 Dec 2015 - 12:35am | Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti
Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva, a global organisation engaged in promoting the legacy of Srimanta Sankaradeva is organising an event on January 3, 2016 at Nagaon to create awareness about the river...

Bihali toll mounts

3 Feb 2014 - 12:02pm | AT News
The death toll in the Chauldhua attack gas gone up to 12 with the recovery of one more body in Hatipota area.The decomposed body was recovered by the local villagers on Monday morning. It has yet to...

Int'l Women’s Day celebrated

9 Mar 2016 - 9:44am | Hantigiri Narzary
The International Women’s day was celebrated in different parts of Kokrajhar in a befitting with various programmes on Wednesday.  Commemorating the celebration among the women vendors of...