Students Protest China "Misuse", India "Indifference" Over Brahmaputra

29 Oct 2018 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PASIGHAT, India
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Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream regions of India, forcing the evacuation of thousands.In response to two geological disasters in recent weeks, leaders of three federal units of All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union  (AAPSU) claimed that China has hatched a conspiracy against India and has created "man-made disasters" in Arunachal Pradesh and downstream Assam.The groups protested against Chinese “misuse" upstream of the Brahmaputra River, also known as the Siang River, describing recovery from the river of several Chinese gas cylinders and containers containing toxic substances...

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