7th Day in the waters – Blisters in their feet but these women wont give up!

The oustees of the Omkareshwar and Indira Sagar dam in the Narmada valley in Madhya Pradesh, who are fighting for their rights and their life are in the need of your urgent support.

The Government and the company NHDC Limited  has built these dams illegally and it is in violation of the Orders of the High Court and Supreme Court. The have raised the water level in these dams, causing submergence of lands and houses of thousands of oustees without rehabilitation.

34 oustees of Omkareshwar dam along with senior activist of Narmada Bachao Andolan Chittaroopa Palit have been on “Jal-Satyagraha” and are standing in the Omkareshwar dam water for last 7 days.

Many of these jal satyagrahies have developed blisters in their feet.

Water has now reached up to their chin level & even a little more rise in the water level would be fatal.

Water in some of the villages affected by Indira Sagar Dam has completely submerged the houses & fields.

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