Narmada Chronicle by Ananyaa Gaur was released on 23 December 2015.

“Narmada Bachao Andolan has been one of the most iconic people’s struggle in post-independent India.

A struggle against the destructive paradigm of development. A battle by the tribals, workers, farmers, fish workers, HUMANS! against the politics of loot and destruction.
After the General Elections of 2014, one of the first decisions made by the NDA Government was to increase the height of the Sardar Sarovar Project by 17mts to its final height of 138.68 mts. Generations old communities on the banks of Narmada are to be drowned and destroyed as the work to raise the height of Sardar Sarovar Dam is continuing unabated.
The question right now is about Right to Life.
Have all Dam displaced including 244 hill and plain villages of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat, and one, Dharampuri township been rehabilitated with their families?
For the last 30 years, these questions have been put in front of all the regimes.
Non violent Satyagrahas and movements secured rehabilitation for more than 11000 families. But more than 40,000 families are still in their own villages asking for their rights.

The Final Report of the“Independent People’s Tribunal on Sardar Sarovar – Claims and Realities of Development and Rehabilitation” was released for general distribution to expose the fraudulent data flagged by the government to justify height increase of the Sardar Sarovar Dam.

About 10,000 oustees of Sardar Sarovar Dam were present at the People’s Tribunal or the Jan Adalat which was held on 11th and 12th September 2015 in Rajghat, Badwani (Madhya Pradesh) before a panel of 4 retired Judges of various High Courts including Justice P.C Jain (Rajasthan High Court), Justice Nag Mohan Das (Karnataka High Court) and Justice. V.D. Gyani (Madhya Pradesh High Court) and JusticeN.K. Mody (Madhya Pradesh High Court).

The film revolves around the JAN ADALAT, held in September, 2015”.


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