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Bangladesh: Tipaimukh Dam Threatens Lives

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, Environment, Governance, International Relations

Despite protests from within India and Bangladesh, India is going ahead with the construction of the massive Tipaimukh barrage [1] on the Barack river near the border, which will reduce the water flow in Surma and Kushiara rivers in Bangladesh. Onnesha.tk brings up [2] 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.