It’s a black day for India, injustice has been done to people of Narmada Valley who have been fighting for their life and livelihood for three decades. In complete violation of the Narmada Water Dispute Tribunal Award and the conditions imposed by Supreme Court 2000 judgement, Narmada Control Authority today gave the permission to increase the height of the dam. Supreme Court in its order had said that.

The villages of Alirajpur are the first in Madhya Pradesh to be affected by the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP). They are all Adivasi communities with a mixed economy based on agriculture (on titled land as well as forest encroachments), forest produce, herding, and fishing.