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Which one of the following statements is not an argument in favour of multi-purpose river projects?

(a) Multi-purpose projects bring water to those areas which suffer from water scarcity.

(b) Multi-purpose projects by regulating water flow helps to control floods.

(c) Multi-purpose projects lead to large scale displacements and loss of livelihood.

(d) Multi-purpose projects generate electricity for our industries and our homes.

Answer :

(c) Multi-purpose projects lead to large scale displacements and loss of livelihood. This point is not an argument as in this case, the water destroys agricultural and forest land. Plus, the people living in those areas are rendered homeless.


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