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IBN: Polls mean little for Tehri displaced

Tehri DisplacedFor people struggling to find some stability, elections hold little meaning opines Prarthna Gahilote, reporting for IBN News.

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Prarthna Gahilote, CNN-IBN
February 17, 2007

Khameri, Uttarakhand: Tehri has opened up a floodgate of emotions during election time. Rehabilitation is the main issue and politicians are doing what is best expected of them – promising immediate remedies.

Election time brings in many promises. But covered in snow at 10,000 feet above sea level and seeking shelter in cold makeshift houses, such election gimmicks and campaigns have little meaning for people like Gaina Devi. [more]