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27 Feb

WHY NEDUVASAL ( TAMIL NADU, INDIA ) RESIDENTS PROTEST AGAINST GAS EXPLORATION PROJECT & WHAT WAY OUT ?

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Trustee Nandini Voice For The Deprived had the opportunity to interact with the local people living in and around Neduvasal in Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu , who are protesting against the proposal to take up natural gas exploration projects in the region. The interaction took place during a two hour session with the concerned people in a programme organized by a leading Tamil TV channel, when cross section of people in different age groups , education level and income level, both men and women , from the region and local MLA participated and were encouraged to express their views . The writer was asked to respond to their observations , provide the necessary clarifications and suggest appropriate future course of action.
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25 Feb

NEED FOR MASSIVE DESILTING OF RESERVOIRS IN INDIA TO OVERCOME GLOBAL WARMING CHALLENGE

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One part of India or the other undergoes severe drought or heavy flood conditions every year. Following such trend, Tamil Nadu is presently undergoing one of the worst drought conditions in the recent years. The severity of the drought is well reflected by the reported suicide of more than one hundred farmers in the state in the last few weeks, unable to bear the distress conditions in the farming operations. Such farmer suicides have also taken place in other states like Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh in recent time due to failure of monsoon and consequent drought conditions.
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