Stella Paul

Stella Paul
Narmada dam - Land for some, hope for others - A short film from Video Volunteers
VV’s community correspondent Rakesh Khanna is one of the displaced people. In his latest video, Rakesh shares the good news of land distribution
Posted on 13 Apr, 2011 10:16 AM

After 3 decades of relentless fighting for rehabilitation, 113 tribal families displaced by Sardar Sarovar Dam on the River Narmada in India’s Madhya Pradesh have finally had their demand fulfilled. The families have received land on which they can now build their homes again. Rakesh says that the development has raised the hopes of thousands of others like him who are still awaiting resettlement.