Wednesday 9 August 2017

Essential documents regarding Nationalization of Goa's rivers

Here is a list of essential documents to understand nationalization of Goa's rivers:

1. Short background note. click here

2. Expert Appraisal Committee minutes where 228 barges are mentioned behind nationalized Mandovi, Zuari and Cumbharjua canal dredging. Click here

3. Basic law - The Inland Waterways Authority of India Act 1985. Click here

4. Basic Law - The National Waterways Act 2016 by which Goa's rivers are declared as National Waterways. Click here

5. The damage that the State of India is doing by Nationalizing Goa's rivers is similar to what the State of New Zealand did to Maoris from 1840 onward.  Crown apologized after acknowledging the damage done. After fighting for 140 years New Zealand passed law - Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Act 2017. Specially read up Part 3, Sections 69 to 70 on pages 44 to 49. Click here

6. Press Statement from "Our Rivers Our Rights". Click here

7. In 1961 India annexed Goa through conquest. The way Indian state plans savage attacks on Goa's attacks could even put Russians to shame. Time has come to question Russia for supporting Conquest of Goa by exercise of Veto power in security council. Click here.

8. Protection of rivers is a Fundamental duty of Every citizen of India under Article 51-A (g). Click here for copy of the Constitution of India. 

9. Important Maps of rivers and planned projects. Click here.

10. More documents available at Goa Data Center. Click here.

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