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SC slams Uttarakhand govt & THDC on relief and rehabilitation

New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) The Supreme Court today slammed Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) and Uttarakhand government for their failure to take adequate rehabilitation measures for the people affected in Bhagirathi river valley with the raising of water level upto 830 meters in Tehri dam. The apex court was anguished as the state government and THDC, a joint venture between between the Centre and the state for development of power generation, was playing a blame-game and ignored several projects like construction of connecting bridges at various places for the benefit of the affected population. [more]