It will stop the flow of water from the river to Pakistan if it continues to support terrorism: Gadkari
Amritsar: Minister Of The Union Nitin Gadkari He Has Said That India Is Reflecting On The Prospects Of Stopping The Flow Of Water From The Rivers To Pakistan In The Context Of Their" Continued Support" To Terrorism.
Gadkari, Although Dissuaded From Stopping The Water Of The Rivers To Pakistan, Said That India Is Not Obligated To Follow The Treaty On The Water Of The Indo Since There Are No Longer Any Peaceful Relations Between The Two Countries.
" Water Is Going To Pakistan From Three Rivers, We Do Not Want To Stop That, But The Basis Of The Water Treaty Between India And Pakistan Was Peaceful Relations And Friendship, Which Have Disappeared Altogether, So We Are Not Obligated To Follow This Treaty , Gadkari Said The Media Here On Wednesday.
He Continued Saying That India Is Examining The Matter Internally.
" Pakistan Is Continuously Supporting Terrorists If Pakistan Does Not Stop Terrorism, We Will Not Have Another Option To Stop Water From Rivers To Pakistan, So India Has Started Studying It Internally That Water Will Go To Haryana, Punjab And Rajasthan, Said Gadkari
A Week After The Terrorist Attack In Which 40 People Died Of The CRPF, Gadkari Had Said That Pakistan Had" Destroyed The Spirit" . From, And Claimed That People Were Asking Him Not To Even Give A Drop Of Water From India ' S To Islamabad.
The Indus Water Treaty Was Signed By The Former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru And The Former President Of Pakistan, Ayub Khan, In 1960. According To The Treaty, India Has Full Rights Over The Waters Of ' East ' Rivers - Ravi, Beas, And Sutlej. In Exchange, India Had To Leave ' Western ' Rivers-Indus, Chenab, And Jhelum-flow ' Not Restricted ' To Pakistan
According To The Treaty, India Can Use The Waters Of ' Western ' The Rivers Also, But Only In A ' Non-consumptive ' Way. It Could Use Water For Domestic Purposes, And Even For The Production Of Irrigation And Hydroelectric Energy, But Only In The Manner Specified In The Treaty.