Struggle for Right to Water in India

Posted on December 12, 2013  Tagged with: ,
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By Manthan Adhyayan Kendra

This paper explores the possibilities for the implementation of the Right to Water in the Indian context and is divided into four sections. Section one deals with the meaning of the right to water in Indian law; Section two deals with the challenges posted by increased mining, large dams, energy projects, land grabs, water privatization, discrimination and climate change; Section three looks at the policy framework and government’s response; and Section Four notes some recommendations and action points for the civil society and government which will make it possible to achieve the right to water.

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