Imphal: A book entitled “Dam and Indigenous Peoples Right in Manipur” written by Jiten Yumnam was released at Manipur Press Club on Friday. The book released function was organised by the Centre for Research and Advocacy Manipur and Citizens Concern for Dams and Development.
Speaking about the book, Dr. Dhanabir Laishram expressed that in the north east states of Manipur, the Centre government is planning to construct 200 dams. Among these 32 dams are in Manipur. The India government is also planning to construct two nuclear reactors in the region.
Head of Department South East Asia Studies Manipur University Professor Amar Yumnnan, Social Scientist Dr. Dhanabir Laishram, Aram Pamei and Editor Aja Daily Valley Rose attended as the presidium members on the day.