Guwahati: The Takam Mising Porin Kebang during its 3-day central workshop that concluded on Sunday has determined to strengthen the agitation against big dams in the greater interest of the State and its people.
In a statement, the Kebang said that the State Government and the Centre were overlook the larger interests of the people and makes difficult the situation by trying to transport the turbines for the Lower Subansiri Project through the river route by force.
It said “On the one hand the Government is doing nothing to address the aggravating flood and erosion situation in the State and on the other hand it is toeing the lines of the Centre’s grandiose plans of power generation through mega dams which would further complicate the flood situation and result in catastrophic consequences for the State’s agriculture and allied activities.”
Asserting that it would launch a united stir against mega dams to secure livelihoods of the people, the Kebang said that as part of its hard work to sensitize the grassroots masses on the concern, it would hold torchlight march in every village from September 13 to 15.
In addition the Kebang would be taking up emergency protest measures as per the condition. The Kebang also extensive its support to all the organizations likes the AASU, KMSS, etc., registering their democratic protests on the issue.
The Kebang further criticized CM Tarun Gogoi for his ‘servile attitude’ in soothes Bangladesh by giving away Assam’s land to the neighbouring country as part of a one-sided treaty.