Medha Patkar launches indefinite protest in Bhopal

Bhopal, Nov 17 (PTI) Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA)leader Medha Patkar has launched an indefinite sit-in hereseeking relief for those displaced by the Saradar Sarovar Dam(SSD).

Hundreds of protesters, most of them affected by thedam, are taking part in the agitation which started onSaturday, NBA activists said.

'We demand that the people in Madhya Pradesh who areaffected by the SSD which stands in Gujarat be providedrelief, and rehabilitated according to the rules,' Patkar toldPTI on Sunday evening.

'Those displaced due to the project are living amiserable life. We will continue our protest till our demandsare met,' she said. PTI LALKRK KRK