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There were various movements in India which worked for the rehabilitation of the displaced and to secure their livelihood. Some of these were:-

Narmada Bachao Andolan – Adivasis, farmers, environmentalists, and human rights activists started this Andolan when a large number of dams being constructed near Narmada River. People went on hunger strikes to stop this work at the dam.


Jungle Bachao Andolan – The Tribals of Bihar initiated this Andolan when the government decided to replace the natural Sal forest and to encourage the growth of teak. This movement spread in Orissa and Jharkhand.


Save silent valley movement – Silent Valley is located in Palakkad district of Kerala. People wanted to protect this valley so they started this movement. Their main aim was to protect the valley from being crowded by the hydroelectric project. The protests acquired national and international support and the government decided to conserve this forest area.


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