When all flows out

  • 30/08/2004

When all flows out On July 12 this year, Punjab's legislators passed an act which annulled all previous water sharing agreements with neighbouring Haryana and Rajasthan. It sparked off a dispute whose roots actually go back to the 1960 Indo-Pak Indus Water Agreement. In its haste to exact much more than India's due share, the then Union government included non-riparian areas in our side of the Indus basin. India eventually got only 20 per cent of Indus waters

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