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KMSS against mega dams

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samitee led by Akhil Gogoi submitted a memorandum to Prime Minster against the construction of large dams in the north east. The memorandum also contains signature of more than 100,000 individuals from different parts of the state. In a public meeting organized near the Cotton College, Akhil Gogoi said that KMSS shall organize more protest in different ways after wards if Government does not listen to them and stop the mega dams in the region. The public meeting was also addressed by Udayaditta Bharali, former Principal of Cotton College, Deven Dutta, eminent public activist, Akhil Ranjan Dutta, Hemanta Kalita amongst others. Students from Cotton College and Handique Girl’s College also spoke on the occasion who were part of the signature campaign against the mega dams. People have taken pledge to take part actively in the movement against mega dams in the. Mr. Akhil Gogoi also said that community based mini hydro projects which are sustainable can be constructed but the large dams must be stopped in the region.

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