Downfalls of Downstream Villages

Zankhna Palmist

The mapping highlights the issues that villages situated downstream of Narmada tackle every day. They have always been a victim of governments oppression. Due to a multitude of reasons such as the construction of dams and tourism structures, the release of industrial effluents in water, and overall crudeness and carelessness of the government towards them, they face survival struggles each and every day.

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2. N.a (26 Apr. 2021.). Investigation shows Narmada downstream 'seriously' polluted. Reason: apathy, greed. Retrieved from