India's dam shame: why polavaram dam must not be built

Polavaram dam is an extravagant waste of public money that will provide little benefit to few people. It will set the state of Andhra Pradesh back for decades and may prevent Andhra Pradesh sharing in the economic prosperity experienced by the rest of India. This booklet argues that the Polavaram dam project should not go ahead because it will not deliver the benefits claimed for its, because it represents an extraordinary waste of public money, and it will have disastrous consequences for the people it displaces.