Ensure no water crisis again, says Kapil Mishra to Haryana govt

The Delhi Government has expressed hope that the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government wouldn’t be negligent this time and sought assurance for having no water crisis in the national capital, in view of the Jat agitation.

The Jat community in Haryana threatening to protest again as the ultimatum set by protesters to fulfill their demands, ended yesterday

Delhi Water Resource Minister Kapil Mishra asserted that the government doesn’t see any water crisis this time, adding the Munak canal is completely operational.

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Last time, though, there was negligence from the side of the Haryana Government during the Jat stir when the canal was majorly damaged by the protesters. However, this time I hope that there would not be any negligence. I hope that the water supply would remain unaffected and there would no crisis,” Mishra said.

The Haryana Government will hold talks with Jat leaders as the deadline given by Jat protesters ended yesterday.

According to reports, the Minister will meet Haryana Chief Secretary and Director General of Police to discuss on the issue.

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Earlier on Monday, various Jat organisations had threatened to resume their quota agitation if the Haryana Government does not agree to their demands by Thursday.

The 70 percent of the Water supply for Capital is fulfilled by Munak Canal. During the Jat agitation earlier in February, Munak Canal was damaged by the agitators which lead a severe hit on water supply for about 10-15 days in national capital .

Wefornews Bureau

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