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Omkareshwar Dam protest: Moily meets NHPC officials

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Sep 07, 2012 at 05:17pm IST

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.

Omkareshwar Dam protest: Moily meets NHPC officials

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.

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