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Posted at: Jan 22, 2018, 12:57 AM; last updated: Jan 22, 2018, 12:57 AM (IST)

UKD opposes Pancheshwar dam, threatens to launch stir

Tribune News Service

Dehradun, January 21

The Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) has opposed the proposed Pancheshwar dam in Pithoragarh district.

UKD central working committee member Kashi Singh Airy, while addressing a press conference here today, said the party was not in favour of big dams and would launch a widespread agitation in protest against the move.

“While other countries are mulling dismantling big dams,  the Uttarakhand Government is planning to construct a new one in the ecologically fragile Kumaon hills”, he said.

He threatened to launch an agitation if the government went ahead with the project.

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