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Tribal population displaced in the Narmada valley

Ever since the Narmada Control Authority in its Action Taken Report permitted the raising of the Sardar Sarovar dam to 110.64 metres, the entire tribal belt in the Narmada valley came under the submergence zone. The scale of devastation during … Continue reading

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Narmada river: “The Life Line of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh” – wikimedia map

Map link: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6f/Narmadarivermap.jpg The Narmada, also called the Rewa and previously also known as Nerbudda,[2] is a river in central India after the Godavari, and the Krishna. It is also known as “Life Line of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh” for … Continue reading

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Exploring human evolution in the Narmada Valley: Rich in fossils and archaeological sites, facing submergence – Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Gujarat

Prashant Rupera | TNN | Aug 14, 2012 VADODARA: Much is known about how the Harappan Civilization flourished on the banks of the Indus almost 5,000 years back. But now is the time to move ‘ahead’ of the Indus Valley … Continue reading

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“Was Narmada valley the centre of human evolution?”: Recent excavations along one of India’s seven holy rivers

Sanchari Pal, TheBetterIndia.com, March 18, 2017 | For the full story and view more images, click here >> […] Was India home to one or more unknown hominin species, fossils of which we have not yet been discovered? And did they … Continue reading

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Setting up a digital classroom on the banks of the Narmada river – Madhya Pradesh

Photo: courtesy Swapan Bhattacharjee by email (17 September 2016) Witness the setting up of a internet facility for staff and students at the Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala school at Kakrana, by Open Solutions Architect Arjun Venkatraman | View the slideshow here >> … Continue reading

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