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Bangladesh: Tipaimukh Dam Threatens Lives

Despite protests from within India and Bangladesh, India is going ahead with the construction of the massive Tipaimukh barrage on the Barack river near the border, which will reduce the water flow in Surma and Kushiara rivers in Bangladesh. Onnesha.tk brings up this concern that by depriving Bangladesh of life-giving waters, the dam will effect adversely on millions of lives and result in desertification of vast areas.

6 comments

  • Mamu

    This is very bad. India always try to show power. That is really bad.

  • shimul

    India should be stopped the dam project.India is not a imperialist state . India is also pioneer of democracy

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  • mohammed sorforaj meah

    lets we all peoples of borak velly &government of bangladesh & 7 sister states of india should have to raise our voice against the tipaimukh dam, to protect the environment & eco-system. moreover this dam area is a earthquake risk area so dam project should be stoped.

  • Francis Chowdhury

    Let’s say no to tipaimukh dam

  • m r pir

    no to tipaimukh dam.lets we all raise our hands……..

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