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KMSS lifts blockade in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji

KMSS along with other anti-big dam protestors have announced brief suspension of blockade against in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji against NHPC on Tuesday. The decision was announced by KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi after they received invitation for talks with the government slated on Tursday.

Gogoi and his organization resumed blockade on Monday asking the government to show its willingness for talks. Notably, Chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday asked the anti-dam groups to demonstrate more sincerity for holding talks with the government.

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti and four other organizations had lifted their indefinite blockade in last two days in Lakhimpur district as a gesture for holding talks with the government. The anti-dam groups were on an indefinite road blockade in the district against the 2000 MW Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project.

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