Indus Waters treaty meeting: PM Modi says blood and water cannot flow at same time

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New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): Taking stock of the 56-year-old Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan in the national capital on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said “blood and water cannot flow at the same time”. According to the sources, a decision was taken to expedite construction on three dams on the Chenab River, named Pakul Dul, Sawalkot and Bursar. According to sources, India will utilise “legal rights in the treaty to the fullest” and the construction on the Tulbul navigation project, the work on which was suspended in 2007, would also be reviewed. An inter-ministerial task force for Indian rights would also be formed for western rivers under Indus Waters treaty.

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