Analysis of Himalayan Ecology in Context of Hydropower Project of Tehri

  • Anjali Thawani
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  • Anjali Thawani

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The paper deals with a deep analysis of what the story of the Hydropower Project of Tehri has been since its proposal to its commission that was done almost fifteen years back. The paper follows a strategic outline that attempts to explains the fundamental structure of Tehri Dam and its intricacies followed by its impact on the environment in which it is located. The paper also focuses on unveiling the stand of the judiciary regarding the litigations that arose in contradiction to the dam's proposal and construction. The progression of this story follows an analytical tone while unfolding the disasters that hang before the state of Uttarakhand, India at an arm's length like a dreadful siren of night and how monstrous project termed as infrastructural development, one like the Hydropower Project/Dam of Tehri, can lead to blanching aftermath should a catastrophe were to strike the state on a bad day. Numerous controversies and scandalous geographical placement of this dam make it a very interesting subject matter for a thorough analysis which this paper focuses on.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 3886 - 3893


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