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Jal Satyagraha left with arrests and blistered feet

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22.5'' x 15'' - charcoal on paper

"Blisters on the feet are all that villagers in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh are left with after 13 days of Jal Satyagraha. 245 protesters were arrested. Their demands: Land as compensation and a reduction in the height of the dam on the river Narmada.”
(“Jal Satyagraha” - a nonviolent demonstration by the villagers, by standing in waist deep waters for days, requesting the govt. to compensate their inundated land under Narmada river dam project.) 

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