Arunachal bodies file FIRs over mega dams

NEW DELHI, Dec 6 – The fight against mega dams has further intensified, with FIRs being lodged against top management of Jaypee Group and project consultants WAPCOS, besides Centre for Inter-Disciplinary Studies of Mountain and Hill Environment (CISMHE).

A spokesman of the Forum for Siang Dialogue, Vijay Taram told this newspaper over telephone that they have lodged FIRs at Pasighat Police Station against five officials for allegedly distorting geographical and political map of the country particularly Arunachal Pradesh.

Those who lodged the FIR included representatives of Siang Dialogue, East Siang Distict Students Union, Siang Peoples Forum and Mebo Area Bachao Andolan.

In its Downstream Impact Assessment Study Report Volume III Chapter V, the Pasighat town and the project site is shown as under China claim line, alleged Taram.