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Which one of the following States is related with 'Silent Valley Project'?
1. Uttarakhand
2. Himachal Pradesh
3. Kerala
4. Tamil Nadu

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Kerala

The correct answer is Kerala.

  • The silent valley project is a hydroelectric project adopted in the silent valley area of Kerala.
  • Silent Valley is an evergreen tropical forest in the Palakkad district of Kerala.
  • The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) proposed a hydroelectric dam across the Kunthipuzha River that runs through Silent Valley.
  • In February 1973, the Planning Commission approved the project at a cost of about Rs 25 crores.
  • The Kerala Sastra Sahitya Prashid is an NGO that led wide protests against the silent valley project to protect the valley from exploitation.

  • Some major Environment movements in India are as follows
    • Khejadali Movement of Rajasthan under the leadership of Amrita Devi.
    • Chipko Movement of 1973 in Uttrakhand under the leadership of Mr. Bahuguna.
    • Jungle Bachao Movement of 1982 under tribals of Singhbhum to protect sal forest of Jharkhand area.
    • Appiko Movement of 1983 under Pandurang Hedge. It was against the felling and commercialization of natural forests and the ruin of ancient livelihood. It happened in Karnataka. 

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