Assiganga : deny dams
Assiganga is one of the main tributary of Bahgirathiganga which meet Bhagirathiganga in Uttarkashi, The Assiganga valley is very beautiful, green and thus a place that many tourists like to visit. The Dodital is also a reason people like to visit. The Assiganga Valley is small, but full of biodiversity and the tens of tributaries that meet in the Assiganga. There are 7 villages in the valley.
A Cloud burst on 3rd August, 2012 in Assiganga valley near Sangam Chatti.The situation in the Assiganga valley, now, however is not very good. The river bed is full of stones, uprooted trees and also dam materials. Main road towards Sangam Chatti has collapsed.
Their are Hydro Power Project are coming up in this small valley named Assignaga HEP phase-1,2 and 3. The Power House of the Assignaga HEP phase-2 was destroyed by the heavy rainfall during the cloud burst.
See pictures given below.