Posts Tagged ‘rampal’

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Rampal power plant: A project of deception and mass destruction

Painting by Dhiman Sarkar,

Thousands of people, young and old, women and men, are now preparing for more than 400 km 5 days long march from Dhaka, the capital city, to Digraj a place in Rampal, the extended Sundarbans area, in South west Bangladesh begins from 24 September 2013. Organised Read More…

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Protests over Bangladesh power plant near tiger reserve

The Bangladesh government is pressing ahead with the construction of a £1m coal-based power plant 14 kilometres from the world’s largest mangrove forest.

Environmental activists are concerned that the plant will damage the Sundarbans National Park, a Unesco world heritage site and one of the largest reserves for the Bengal Read More…

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Protest Meeting Against Rampal Power Plant in London

Bangladesh Government is going ahead to set up a coal fired power plant very close vicinity of the Shundarban, the world’s largest mangrove forest. This is an India-Bangladesh joint venture the 1320 MW Rampal coal fired power plant. Shundarban is under threat as Rampal power plant will emit huge Read More…

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

How The Rampal Coal Power Plant Will Destroy The Sundarbans

Land acquisition order to setup a 1320 MW coal based thermal power plant in Rampal near Sudarbans, the largest Mangrove Forest of the world and a world heritage site declared by UNSECO, was issued on 27 December 2010. The Joint venture agreement to set up the power plant was Read More…

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

সুন্দরবন রক্ষায় ঢাকা-রামপাল লংমার্চ উপলক্ষে জাতীয় কমিটির বুকলেট

সুন্দরবন ধ্বংস করে ভারতীয় কোম্পানির স্বার্থে বাগেরহাটের রামপালে কয়লা ভিত্তিক তাপ বিদ্যুৎ কেন্দ্র নির্মাণের তৎপরতা বাতিলের দাবীতে তেল-গ্যাস-খনিজ সম্পদ ও বিদ্যুৎ-বন্দর রক্ষা জাতীয় কমিটির আহবানে আগামী ২৪ থেকে ২৮ সেপ্টেম্বর, ২০১৩ ঢাকা-রামপাল লংমার্চ।

কেন রামপাল কয়লা ভিত্তিক বিদ্যুৎ প্রকল্প সুন্দরবন ধ্বংসী, জাতীয় স্বার্থ বিরোধী?

কেন এই প্রকল্প অবিলম্বে বাতিল করতে হবে?

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Monday, June 17th, 2013

Rampal Coal-Fired Power Plant: Who gains, who loses?

WHO does not know that Bangladesh needs more electricity for its economy to grow? Who does not know that every economic opportunity comes with an environmental cost, be it high or low, visible or less visible? But does this knowledge really leave us with no choice when Bangladesh signs Read More…

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Rampal Electricity Project: An Invitation to a Development Disaster

Recently, Bangladesh Power Development Board and the National Thermal Power Corporation of India signed a contract to build, under joint venture, the 1320MW Rampal Coal Fired Power Plant near the Sundabans. This is an invitation to a developmental disaster, one which can help destroy one of the world’s natural Read More…

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