Mangalore, August 19: In the name of Hruthvik hydel project, AMR Company has increasing the dam to 1.50mtr level in the Sarapadi without sound. There are many lands losing examples due to the dam and increasing of dam level also increasing the fear in the residents. When, villagers staged protest, company engineers conducted a survey and they called a meet to close villagers’ mouth.
In the present situation company has increased the dam level from 18.40 to 19.50, totally 1.50mtr has been increased. But in the meet people alleged that company came to destroy the village and they have occupied the land of poor people.
Though victims committee staged a protest, they have not got the proper response. Hence they alleged that Grama panchayat is involving with company and they acting as deaf. The AMR company assured the people for developmental work, But occupying of agricultural land shows their cheating, residents alleged.
By: Sathish Kapikad