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LOWER BHAVANI CANAL CONCRETE PROPOSAL
by
Karthikeya Sivasenapathy
Managing Trustee
Senaapathy Kangayam Cattle Research Fou...
M. A. Easwaran, 1885 - 1978
Father of LBP
Belongs to
Agricultural Family in Erode
Completed schooling in
1918
Higher studi...
Some thoughts/questions to ponder….
It is not a drinking water project!
Who will benefit from this project?
What is the sh...
Development
Work
Commenced on
19th September, 1947
Completed in1954
Opened in 1955
The only earthen dam in Asia
Height 32 ...
AYAKATTU -2,07,000
acres
Left side of canal
Right side of canal
NON-
AYAKATTU
50,000 acres
Lower Bhavani Irrigation
Concrete Planning
Proposal cost of Project
Results of the Project
Where will the money
come from?
Who will Repay?
Rs.12,00...
Who else, it has to be the farmer!!!
Oh the young of India….
You have only two choices :
Get up ,stand up and own your
country, or
Give up,lie down and go as a...
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  1. 1. LOWER BHAVANI CANAL CONCRETE PROPOSAL by Karthikeya Sivasenapathy Managing Trustee Senaapathy Kangayam Cattle Research Foundation
  2. 2. M. A. Easwaran, 1885 - 1978 Father of LBP Belongs to Agricultural Family in Erode Completed schooling in 1918 Higher studies in St.joesph college trichy Joined Gandhi in1919
  3. 3. Some thoughts/questions to ponder…. It is not a drinking water project! Who will benefit from this project? What is the short term and long term impact to environment and livelihoods? What should be or can be done? What we can support? Any relevance to our heritage?
  4. 4. Development Work Commenced on 19th September, 1947 Completed in1954 Opened in 1955 The only earthen dam in Asia Height 32 m (105 ft) A heritage structure
  5. 5. AYAKATTU -2,07,000 acres Left side of canal Right side of canal NON- AYAKATTU 50,000 acres Lower Bhavani Irrigation
  6. 6. Concrete Planning Proposal cost of Project Results of the Project Where will the money come from? Who will Repay? Rs.12,00,00,00,000 Guess??? Loss of trees Loss of Flora& Flauna Under water recharge Ponds go dry Loss of birds sanctuary summar y
  7. 7. Who else, it has to be the farmer!!!
  8. 8. Oh the young of India…. You have only two choices : Get up ,stand up and own your country, or Give up,lie down and go as a slave S.P.UdhayKumar

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