Khandwa: Power minister Veerappa Moily on Friday met NHPC officials to discuss the Omkareshwar project in Khandwa. CNN-IBN had highlighted the protests by locals against the 520 MW plant which is a joint venture between NHPC and the Madhya Pradesh government.
The villagers are against raising the height of the Omkareshwar Dam as heavy rainfall has brought life to a standstill in the region.
The Narmada river on which the dam is built, is flowing above the danger level.
The villagers have been protesting in neck-deep water against raising the height of the Omkareshwar Dam.
The villagers have been protesting in neck deep water for the past 14 days.