China planning to construct upstream dams on the Brahmaputra river

New Delhi: India has shown its concern over China’s plan to construct upstream dams on the Brahmaputra river and will take a considered view on the move. It may be mentioned that India has been constructing a number of dams on upstream to rivers that are controlled by Pakistan and Pakistan has been crying over this issue since long. A media report on Wednesday said that the Chinese State Council had approved the dams under an energy development plan for 2015, reports Dispatch News Desk (DND)
Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday said the government was yet to get details of “We will take a considered view about that,” Antony told reporters at a function here when asked about China’s move to build three hydropower dams in the middle reaches of the river which originates in Tibet Autonomous Region and flows into India.

 

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