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Hry govt to raise issue of "untreated water" with Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

today said that a committee would be constituted to raise the issue of supply of "untreated water" from barrage to river with the

The committee will be set up under the chairmanship of the Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister, O P Dhankar, informed the Assembly during Zero Hour today.

said MLAs of the effected districts would be members of this committee which would hold a meeting after the ongoing budget session of the state Assembly concludes.

"This is a serious issue and has been lingering at the inter-state level. The committee would discuss the matter with the as well as with the

"Besides, it would also explore the possibilities of constructing a separate nullah running parallel to river to carry dirty water so that only treated water reaches Yamuna, the said.

Also, dialogues would be held with the government so that clean water would reach from the neighbouring state, Khattar said.

Earlier, many MLAs, including those from the ruling BJP and the Opposition, belonging to places including Faridabad, Palwal and raised the issue of supply of "untreated water" from barrage to

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 21:20 IST