Urban Naxals Had: Prime Minister Modi's Advice To State Environment Ministers

PM Narendra Modi said urban Naxals and anti-development groups with political support had stalled the construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river in Gujarat . PM Modi said that when the dam is completed, you can really tell how dubiously their assertions were .

Ahmedabad, Gujarat: After formally opening the National Conference of Environment Ministers at Ekta Nagar in Narmada district, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that urban Naxals and anti-development groups with political support had stalled the construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river in Gujarat for many years by staging a protest claiming that it would harm the earth.Because of this lag, a considerable amount of money was wasted.PM Modi said that when the dam is completed, you can really tell how dubiously their assertions were.The term Urban Naxal is often used in the political spectrum to refer to supporters of the NaxalismMaoist movement as well as some civil rights campaigners.I encourage you to ensure that initiatives aimed at improving the ease of doing business or living do not end in unnecessary jeopardy in the name of sustainability.