Early Day Motion at the House of Commons, UK.
5th March 2012
Dam and the UN Convention
EDM number 2815 in 2010-12, proposed by John Hemming on 05/03/2012.
That this House notes the construction work that has commenced on the Teepaimukh Dam; expresses concern that this could cause considerable problems for people living in that area of India and also downstream in Bangladesh, particularly in the Sylhet region; further notes that India has not complied with the 1997 UN Convention on non-navigable watercourses; and calls for work on constructing the dam to cease, for the Indian government to comply with the UN Convention and enter into discussions with Bangladesh and for the UK Government to act as appropriate in support of the Convention.
This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs.
The catastrophic effect of the Teepaimukh Dam on the people of NE India and Bangladesh was presented by Dr. Hasanat Husain MBE on behalf of Voice For Justice World Forum to MPs, MEPs, Councillors, Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council and community representatives at the Council Chamber of the Birmingham City Council on Sunday the 4th of March 2012.
a result, EDM number 2815 in 2010-12, was proposed by John Hemming MP, the
very next morning on Monday the 5th of March 2012 at the House of Commons
Voice For Justice World Forum we are now requesting all
Dr. Hasanat Husain,
Dr. Hasanat Husain, MBE
On Behalf Of
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