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Vidarbha: The Lie of the Land-NDTV

Reported by Sreenivasan Jain | Updated: May 19, 2012 21:31 IST http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/vidarbha-the-lie-of-the-land-213184 Vidarbha:  In Vidarbha, rocked by farmer suicides, a new controversy is brewing. In one sweep, over the past year, the state government cleared a whopping 85 power projects across this region. For this they have sanctioned 2200 million cubic metres of water from irrigation projects, which could have watered an estimated five lakh hectares of farmland. The BJP says it is against diverting water to power plants in Vidarbha, but are its own leaders, including party President Nitin Gadkari, direct or proxy stakeholders in the booming power business? The route through their business dealings are several – one of them being […]

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