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Question 1 With the 3600A Roy 16 hydroelectric dams either going up or already built in India there will undoubtedly be over 33000000 people displaced by the big dams reservoirs 16 most of which are Adivasi or Dalits 18 natives of India Without a proper resettlement program in place many are left with no place to go Much of the land thats needed for the reservoirs was confiscated scammed away or bullied into being sold by the government And what land the government did buy not everyone received the money they were supposed to The resettlement programs that are in place are best described by Roy I can warrant that the quality of their accommodation is worse than in any concentration of the Third Reich20 From what I gather from Roy these resettlement sites sound pretty inhumane and Im really surprised actions like that of the Indian government arent under fire of the UN Granted this doesnt seem to be the most publicized nor well documented ongoing incident As for the Nuclear weapon problem that faces India Roy didnt seem to address it in great detail And if she did I read right through it With lack of proper storage facilities and the threat of contaminating Indias extraordinarily expensive drinking water It might be wise decision for the Indian government to either discontinue their nuclear weapons program or properly address these issues Question 2 I guess I really have no other choice but to agree with Roys opinions Maybe if we were given some type of written response from the Indian government or anything from a different viewpoint Anyone that has read this book without any outside information would have to have something against the Adivasi or seen something in the book that probably 99 percent of the people that have read it missed to disagree with Roy on the problems in India The only people profiting from the dams are in
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