The report makes a very sad reading of the ground realities in the affected areas and of the oustees. This line at the end of the report summarizes it all,
The reports of the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Sub Group and the GRA on the basis of which Narmada Control Authority (NCA) granted permission for raising the height has been largely paperwork and it has no relevance with the situation on the ground.
Wonder why Mr. Manmohan Singh is still not doing anything about it?
To do the least, he could have just made the report public on April 9th. People need to know what the truth is! He could have even scored a few political points over BJP by making the report public.
Another report on The Hindu: Narmada project: clearing the confusion
The factual answers to ten relevant questions are clear. Now the Prime Minister needs to act justly and responsibly, in line with the Supreme Court's judgment.