Tehri Dam

Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2002

"This is a dam built with our tears" (Sunderlal Bahuguna)

This fact sheet gives information about the Tehri Dam on India's Bhagirathi River, the main tributary of the Ganges. The dam is one of the largest and most controversial dams on earth, with its reservoir submerging the homes of more than 100,000 people.  

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