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Boys and girls from 16 tribal villages in Narmada District swim across the 600 metre wide River Hiran and then walk for another five kilometres to reach the Utavadi Village where the nearest school is located.
Now, the Narmada Control Authority has asked officials to ensure water is available to people only for drinking.
The water level at Golden Bridge (on the Narmada river) in the city has breached the normal level of 22 feet and touched 29.
The Narmada River is venerated as a goddess and is the principle deity for many devotees in the Narmada valley.
Mumbai: Thousands of people were evacuated in Gujarat following a 10-metre breach in the 458km long Narmada canal.
This wide-ranging, detailed and analytical book attempts to embed an analysis of the controversy over the systems of dams on the Narmada River into a narrative of the politics of water infrastructure development in India.
The state-run Narmada Hydroelectric Development Corporation operates the newly built dam.
Some would say the story of the Narmada is about the inevitable march of progress, that those who live in rural India have as much right as anyone to electrical power and abundant water.
The controversy over large dams on the River Narmada in western India has come to symbolize the struggle for a just and equitable society in India.
In December 2000, activists of Narmada Bachao Andolan (Save Narmada Movement) including Roy held a demonstration outside the Supreme Court to protest its ruling allowing construction of Narmada Dam, in central India, over fears it will drown hundreds of villages and render thousands of people homeless.
The Narmada Valley in India is home to thousands and cradle of the sacred Narmada river.
THE Narmada Control Authority's decision to allow raising the height of the inter-state Sardar Sarovar Narmada Project less than a fortnight after Narendra Modi took charge as the Prime Minister has raised the hackles of environmentalists and activists who are wondering why the Madhya Pradesh government was praising the directive when as many as 2.