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Assam CM Urges PM To Take Up Dam Issue With China

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| May 15 , 2015 , 06:47 IST
[caption id="attachment_35404" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Assam CM Tarun Gogoi(File-PTI) Assam CM Tarun Gogoi(File-PTI)[/caption] Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up with China the issue of construction of dams on Brahmaputra river there. There were serious concerns over construction of dams by China over Brahmaputra river as that would adversely impact its downstream flow, a press release quoting Gogoi said on Thursday. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi must convey India's concern to Beijing during his visit," Gogoi said. The Prime Minister is on a three-day visit to China, starting Thursday.