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Cong warns of anti-Javadekar protests at IFFI closing gala

By Outlookindia calender  25-Nov-2019

Cong warns of anti-Javadekar protests at IFFI closing gala

  •  After a string of demonstrations against the presence of Union Environment and Forests Minister that marred the inaugural session of the 50th edition of IFFI on November 20.
  •  The Congress warned Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to ensure that Prakash Javadekar didn''t return for the festival''s closing gala, until he withdrew the letter granting nod to Karnataka''s Kalasa-Banduri dam project.
  • Three persons were arrested for raising anti-Javadekar slogans, while the Opposition workers staged a demonstration with placards saying, ''Go Back Javadekar'.
  • The project aims to divert water from the Mhadei river to the water-deficit basin of the Malaprabha river, ostensibly for drinking water purposes.
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  • The request for withdrawal of the MoEF clearance was made by an all-party delegation, led by Sawant, on November 4. Sawant has maintained the project would wreak "ecological catastrophe" in Goa.

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