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Char Dham Road Project

  Dec 09, 2021

Char Dham Road Project

Q. Why is this in news?

A. The needs of defence and environment have to be balanced and a “nuanced” approach is required, said the Supreme Court while hearing an appeal against the widening of roads in Uttarakhand hills for the “Char Dham project”.

Q. What is Char Dham?

A.

The highway project

Q. What is the controversy?

A. The Supreme Court formed a high-powered committee (HPC) to examine the issues. In July 2020, the HPC submitted two reports after members disagreed on the ideal width for hill roads.

Q. What is the Criticism of the Project?
A. 

The defence angle