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Athirappilly Hydro Electric Project – Will it solve Kerala’s Electricity Shortage Crisis?

Athirappally Waterfalls, the pride of Kerala Tourism attracts lakhs of tourists on a yearly basis. And the government is planning to build dam in this area.

Will the Athirappally Hydel project be the death knell for the surrounding nature, the forest and eventually for entire Kerala? Does Kerala have better options to solve its energy needs than building another dam? 

Is Solar a better option for a our land, which gets sun for more than 300 days in a year?

Please watch this video and comment your opinions and solutions to save our Kerala which we dearly call as “God’s Own Country”.

അതിരപ്പള്ളി വെള്ളച്ചാട്ടത്തിൻ്റെയും അതിൻ്റെ പരിസര പ്രദേശത്തിൻ്റെയും മരണ മണി മുഴക്കിക്കൊണ്ട് വരുന്നു അതിരപ്പള്ളി അണക്കെട്ടു പദ്ധതി! കേരളത്തിനു ഈ പദ്ധതി ആവശ്യമാണോ? അതോ നമ്മുടെ വൈദ്യുതി പ്രശ്നങ്ങൾക്ക് ഇതിനേക്കാളും നല്ല പരിഹാരങ്ങൾ ഉണ്ടോ?

ഈ വീഡിയോ കണ്ടതിനു ശേഷം നിങ്ങളുടെ അഭിപ്രായങ്ങൾ താഴെ കുറിക്കുമെന്നു വിശ്വസിക്കുന്നു.

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Western Ghats Hornbill Foundation

National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (NBFGR)

The International Bird Association

The Wildlife Trust of India

Asian Nature Conservation Foundation

Diaspora: The Galleria of Wanderers

The saga of the numerous displacements of the Kadar tribal community from the bank of the Chalakudy river, Kerala India in the name of development projects. Directed by Adv. Asha R K Unnithan

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