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Jun 28, 2019
8:44PM

Mamata urges political parties to rise above party lines on misuse of water

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has urged all political parties to rise above party lines to check misuse of water.

Replying to a question in the State Assembly today, Ms. Banerjee said that all political parties should come forward to create awareness on the issue.

She said that few blocks in the state are reeling under severe water scarcity.

Chief Minister informed the house that the government has formed a core committee comprising Water Resources, Irrigation, Public Health, Engineering, Panchayats and other related Departments to deal with the water scarcity.


She said the government has taken steps for creating more ponds and water bodies to deal with the crisis.     

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