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Various multipurpose dams around the globe have compelled the people to displace. The figure of dams and displaced people is too high, but displacements for flood and erosion are much higher than the dams. A study of Gangetic Tract at Malda District of West Bengal, India alone again proved the above hypothesis. The study was conducted along the riverine tract of the Ganga, which are frequently affected by regular floods and erosions made by the Ganga. Even the embankments are filled with displaced people as these are the safest refuges.