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Artist picked up for anti dam paintings

Dhemaji: Arunachal Police have picked up a renowned artist in northern Assam for his painting work opposing the controversial NHPC-owned mega dam in Gerukamukh.

Popularly known as Nilim Mahanta, the budding artist was picked up from his home by a group in Arunachal Pradesh.

Many parties, organizations and local residents have strongly condemned the arrest of the artist and demanded immediate and unconditional release.        

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