Judgement of the Supreme Court of India regarding sharing of Ravi-Beas river waters, 10/11/2016

  • 10/11/2016

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of the Punjab Termination of Agreement Act 2004 regarding sharing of Ravi-Beas river waters dated 10/11/2016.

Supreme Court in its Order said the Agreement (dated 31st December, 1981 about sharing of waters of Ravi and Beas rivers) "could not have been unilaterally terminated by one of the parties and if any party or any State does so such unilateral action of a particular State has to be declared contrary to the Constitution of India as well as the provisions of the Inter State Water Disputes Act, 1956. "