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Interlinking of Rivers: A Plea to the Government

Ramaswamy R Iyer

Economic & Political Weekly

December 15, 2014

The interlinking of rivers (ILR) project is in the news again. The Union Minister for Water Resources, Uma Bharti, is reported to have said that the execution of the project would be accelerated. The project is a highly controversial one, and there are strong bodies of opinion both for and against it. This article will set forth the considerations that have been urged against the project.

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