Public hearings on Tipaimukh project a farce

Act 1; Scene 1: Churachandpur, Manipur: "Don't divide our people; don't take away our land; save our biodiversity; dam destroys our land; we are strongly opposed to the Tipaimukh dam'.

Act 1; Scene 2: Tamenglong, Manipur: "Don't make us refugees; no land, no identity; our land is our life; Where will we go if the dam submerges our own land?'

Two neighbouring towns in Manipur had awaited public hearings on the proposed Tipaimukh Multipurpose Hydel Project (see