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- Demand For Cancellation Of Gwaltoria Dam Irrigation Project; Said Thousands Of Hectors Of Land Will Be Submerged
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The tribals took out a rally till the collector’s office.
There has been a demand to cancel the Gwaltoria irrigation project to be built in Bamori area of the district. The tribals of the area reached the collectorate on Friday and submitted a memorandum to the administration. They say that thousands of hectares of tribal land will be submerged due to the construction of the project. In such a situation, there will be a crisis of livelihood in front of them. The creation of this irrigation in the tribal area is also a violation of the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution.
Please tell that Bamori area is a tribal dominated area. There was a demand for irrigation projects here for a long time. The Gwaltoria Irrigation Project is also a major project among them. Last month, Panchayat Minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia had reviewed these projects by meeting with the officers of the department in Bhopal. In this, the status reports of three projects were also seen.
On Friday, the tribals of Bamori area gathered against the project. Many tribal organizations gathered at Hanuman crossroads. From here he reached the collector’s office in the form of a rally. A memorandum has been submitted to the administration demanding cancellation of this project. He said that thousands of tribal families would be affected by this project. Thousands of hectares of land will be submerged. This project is being constructed in violation of the constitution.