Press Releases from Narmada Bachao Andolan

Save The Narmada, Save Humanity!

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April 2000

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January 2000

November 1999

September 1999

August 1999

May 1999

April 1999



This page contains the press releases related to Maheshwar only.
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October 2000

October 04, 2000 Hundreds of Maheshwar dam affected people capture HUDCO office at Bhopal Officials agree to visit valley to appraise Maheshwar Project

August 2000

August 29, 2000 Another Nail In The Coffin Of The Maheshwar Project: No German Money For The Maheshwar Project
Siemens Withdraws Application For Hermes Export Guarantee, Hypovereinsbank Backs Out of Rs.530 Crore Loan Commitment
August 27, 2000 Kahars and Dalits of Maheshwar Hold Mass Rally At Toksar; "We will stop external destruction and internal discrimination."

July 2000

July 21, 2000 Scrap Maheshwar Project, Refuse Hermes Guarantee
July 4, 2000 German Ministry Report Exposes Maheshwar Project;
NBA urges German Government to refuse Hermes Guarantee, Calls upon the Indian Government to scrap the project

April 2000

April 5, 2000 Maheshwar Dam affected people demonstrate at American Embassy and Power Finance Corporation
April 4, 2000 Maheshwar dam affected demonstrate at American Embassy against Ogden Energy Group's involvement in the dam Project : U.S. business interests cannot be allowed to violate human rights in the Narmada valley

March 2000

March 25 2000 Clinton's bitter gift to the Narmada Valley
Maheshwar dam affected people determined to fight to the end
March 16 2000 National Commission of Women asks Govt. to establish public utility of projects before displacing people
Maheshwar project-affected women demand that the project be scrapped
March 10 2000 People's representatives demonstrate against Maheshwar Project
Petition by 300 newly elected people's representatives handed over to Chief Minister and Governor, Madhya Pradesh
March 09 2000 People continues to be in the Jail
Chittaroopa Palit enters the second day of her nir jal fast
March 08 2000 MP Government Arrests Peaceful Demostrators at Maheshwar
NBA Condemns Undemocratic Stand of MP Government
March 05 2000 Struggle against the Maheshwar Project Intensifies

January 2000

January 14 2000 State Government unable to defend Maheshwar Hydel Power Project
Government has no answers to the questions of affected people
The people will stop the project
January 13 2000 Agitators & Activists Refuse to Come Out from Jail
Determined to Capture the Dam site Again
January 11 2000 NBA activists occupy the Maheshwar dam site
Thousands arrested from dam site

November 1999

November 30 1999 No German Money For Maheshwar Project; Demonstration Of Maheshwar Dam Affected People At German Embassy
November 29 1999 Human Rights And Environmental Violations in Maheshwar Project; Revoke Environmental and Techno-Economic Clearance


September 1999

September 7th 1999 Maheshwar Resettlement Claims Untrue


August 1999

August 3rd 1999 Arundhati Roy's "Rally For The Valley" reaches Jalsindhi

May 1999

May 3rd 1999 M.P. Government Accepts Most Demands of NBA : Fast Ends

April 1999

April 20th 1999 Foreign Companies withdraw from Maheshwar Project
April 12th 1999 Indefinite Fast by Narmada Dam Oustees Commences
April 5th 1999 Indefinite Dharna in Bhopal By Affected People

1998 PRESS RELEASES/ ACTION ALERTS

Nov 5th 1998 Distortion of Task Force Report
June 6th 1998 MAHESHWAR DECLARATION
May 31st 1998 Arrests in Maheshwar
May 20th 1998 Repression in Maheshwar
May 12th 1998 Maheshwar Update
Jan 20th 1998 Release on Maheshwar Dam
Jan 11th 1998 Release on Maheshwar Dam