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Bangladeshi activists launch protest march against Indo-Bangla power plant near Sundarbans

Date of Release: 
Mar 10 2016

DHAKA, March 10 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of Bangladeshi environmentalists, cultural and political activists set off on a 200-km march from capital Dhaka on Thursday morning to Sundarbans to protest against the 1.5 billion-U.S. dollar power plant near the world's largest mangrove forests which straddle both Bangladesh and India.

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Activists in Dhaka Protest Against India-Bangladesh Power Plant

Date of Release: 
Mar 10 2016

DHAKA: Hundreds of Bangladeshi activists set off on a 200 km march from Dhaka to the Sundarbans on Thursday to protest against the $1.5 billion power plant near the world's largest mangrove forests which straddle both Bangladesh and India.

The four-day march of environmentalists, and cultural and political activists started at Dhaka's National Press Club and was being led by a platform of left-leaning political parties, social and cultural activists, experts and professionals -- named the National Committee on Protection of Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports, Xinhua reported.

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