Prime Minister Modi said urban naxalites and anti-development elements with political support had stalled construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river in Gujarat for many years.
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On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the urban naxalites of giving political support Urban Naxals And anti-development elements have for years blocked construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada River in Gujarat, claiming it would damage the environment. Prime Minister Narendra Modi He said this after inaugurating the two-day national conference of state environment ministers through video conference at Ekta Nagar in Gujarat’s Narmada district on Friday.
Prime Minister Modi said politically backed urban Naxalites and anti-development elements have blocked construction of the Sardar Sarovar dam on Gujarat’s Narmada river for years, claiming it would damage the environment. A huge amount of money was wasted due to this delay. Now that the dam is ready, you can see how hollow their claim was.’
‘I beg you to…’
Some political camps often use the term Urban Naxal (Urban Naxal) to refer to Naxalite sympathizers as well as some social activists. The Prime Minister said, these urban naxalites are still active. Please do not stop projects that make business easier or life easier in the name of environment. We should have a balanced approach in dealing with the conspiracies of such people.
The two-day conference held in Ekta Nagar, Gujarat will have six thematic sessions. These include environmental planning for life, climate change challenges, single window evacuation facilities for environmental projects, forest management, pollution control and prevention, wildlife management and plastic and waste management.
An initiative to save the environment
According to the PMO, the Center will focus on issues such as eliminating plastic pollution through a multi-pronged approach and action plans of states to effectively address the challenges of climate change keeping in mind the lifestyle for the environment, advancing the spirit of cooperative federalism and more coordination among state governments. The conference is being held on September 23 and 24 to create. (also from input language)