AGARTALA, Jan 2 � India today said it was not aware about any dam being constructed on the upper reaches of Brahmapurtra by China, reports PTI.
�I have not been communicated by any quarter that China was constructing dam on Brahmaputra. So there is no point to react to it,� Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde told journalists here.
Shinde was reacting to reports in a section of media that China was constructing a dam on the upper reaches of Brahmaputra in Tibet and diverting water.
Earlier addressing a seminar �Opportunities in Power Sector�, the Minister said the Centre was positively considering the Tripura government�s request for connecting a power transmission line from Tripura to Bangladesh. Shinde also laid the foundation of a 52 mw power project at Ramchandranagara near here. He also meet Tripura Governor D Y Patil and Chief Minister Manik Sarkar.