Tribal Kinnuar heading to disaster due to hydropower projects

As mentioned in Tribune newspaper..The ecologically fragile tribal areas of Kinnaur are facing disaster with hydropower projects coming up in the area, posing a threat to the environment, rivers, security and ethnic identity and culture of tribals.The policy of successive governments to push hydropower projects in earthquake-prone seismic zone-IV has worried the tribals who are demanding that the areas above 7,000 ft in the Sutlej basin should be declared an eco-sensitive zone under the Environment Protection Act.

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