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Loharinag Pala power project resumes after it was suspended

THE Uttarakhand high court has ordered construction work be resumed at the Loharinag Pala hydroelectric project on the Bhagirathi in Uttarkashi. The order came after environmentalist G D Agarwal succeeded in stalling the 600 megawatt project by going on an indefinite fast. He ended his hunger strike, lasting 37 days, after the Centre assured the project would be suspended. The court has now ordered a stay on the central government

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