Anti-dam protestors served an ultimatum to government.

assam protestLakhimpur: As the blockade against carriage of construction materials of NHPC carry on, the group organizeing protest against Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project today threatened to launch an economic blockade if talks were not assumed by tomorrow, although the Assam government rejected the demand.

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti chief Akhil Gogoi served an ultimatum to the government to hold talks by tomorrow or face an economic blockade both against Arunachal Pradesh and NHPC.

NHPC is constructing the Lower Subansiri project, the major hydroelectric project started in India until now, which is located near North Lakhimpur on the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

However, Assam Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi said that “We will not be intimidated by anybody when it comes to national and state interest.”

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