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Assam floods: China didn't share Brahmaputra hydrological data, says India

MEA said it would be premature to connect China not sharing data this year with Doklam stand-off

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Assam Floods

Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 

Villagers along with their cattle commute by a boat at a flood-hit village in Morigaon district of Assam. Photo: PTI
Villagers along with their cattle commute by a boat at a flood-hit village in Morigaon district of Assam. Photo: PTI

With over three million people affected across 24 districts of Assam because of floods, which has left over 130-people dead, New Delhi on Friday said China has not shared hydrological data with India during the current monsoon season. Under a 2006 agreement, China shares hydrological data, from May 15 to October 15, for Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers every year.

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First Published: Sat, August 19 2017. 00:40 IST
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