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India: Power co goons assault villagers protesting project in remote Himachal valley

India: Power co goons assault villagers protesting project in remote Himachal valley

By Fri, Sep 16, 2011 11:17AM UTC Comments Off India: Power co goons assault villagers protesting project in remote Himachal valley

Tension prevails in the remote Saal Valley of Chamba in Himachal Pradesh where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has been turning a blind eye at repeated attacks on villagers protesting against the Hul hydropower project. All attacks have been allegedly carried out by goons hired by the Hyderabad-based Hul Hydro Power Private Limited (HHPPL)....