India is planning to construct Tipaimukh Dam in Monipur State in India just, a kilometer from Zakigonj in Sylhet. The proposed Tipaimukh hydropower project will be built over the cross-boundary river Barak.
Eminent environmental activist Professor Muzaffar Ahmad today strongly criticized India’s unilateral decision about the construction.
In an interview with Voice of America, President of Bangladesh environmental movement said that constructing the dam is a violation of international convention.
Zahurul Alam has more on the story.