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Assam CM meets Sonia Gandhi, discusses proposed dam by China

india Updated: Oct 22, 2009 20:49 IST

The proposed dam to be built by China on the upper reaches of Brahmaputra river will be disastrous for the economy of north-east region, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi told UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today.

At a meeting in the national capital today, Gogoi told Gandhi that a high-level committee will be formed soon to assess the effects of the dam, an official release said here.

The release said that Gandhi has agreed with the state government's move.