Hydropower project ceased at Darjeeling

Published On: July 13, 2017 07:06 PM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, July 13: The protesting groups demanding separate Gorkhaland state in West Bengal has ceased down a hydro power project of capacity 132 mega watt situated at Mongpu area.

The hydropower was tipped as the main source of income for Government of West Bengal after National Hydropower Project Corporation (NHPC) was shut down.

The driver working at hydropower project along with other workers admitted to lock down the hydropower by themselves to help in the Gorkhaland protests.

The Gorkha protestors solemnly demanding for the Gorkhaland state has also closed down the hydropower project built on ‘Jaldhaka’ river situated in between India and Bangladesh. They have also warned to shut down Teesta-4 hydropower project.


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