The Assam Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), Lakhimpur unit has staged protest at Lakhimpur after Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Retired Brigadier Dr. BD Mishra on Wednesday said that the Lower Subansiri Hydro-Electric Project constructed by National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) will be resume its work.
The AJYCP burnt the effigy of NHPC at Thekeraguri in the bank of Subansiri.
The All Assam Students’ Unit (AASU), North Lakhimpur unit has also protested against the statement made by Brigadier Mishra on Friday in the main Chariali of North Lakhimpur town and also burnt the dummy of NHPC.
On Wednesday last, Brigadier Mishra said in the Arunachal Pradesh State Assembly that there was no legal problems with regard to the completion of the construction of the controversial LSHEP at a time when a case against is under trial in the National Green Tribunal. Mishra has made the statement which is considered to be the sign of Union Government’s move towards resumption of the big dam which is projected to generate 2000 Mega Watt (MW) electricity.