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Connecting People, Changing Development

The government of India plans to build more than 100 dams in Arunachal Pradesh, of which 17 alone are proposed in Dibang river basin. Since 2007, the community of 12000 people from the Idu Mishmi tribe has been resisting the execution of these projects in their land. 

Image Credit: Raju Mimi

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