River water sharing: India-Pak fury ends

Written by: Devaki
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New Delhi, May 15: India-Pakistan talks on the sharing of river water buried up the tantrums as the experts from both nations have agreed on installing telemetry systems on the rivers which originate from Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir.

The officials have also decided to enable watershed management to make sure they sustained and increased water flow from the rivers.

The executives from two nations came to conclusion during the meeting held in New Delhi from May 5 to May 7, under the advocacy of Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR).

If the plans work out, the water-conflict between two neighboring countries would be resolved, think the officials. The telemetry systems would make sure the transparency of the quantum of water, which will travel from India to Pakistan. With water shed management, the ecology of the place from where the river originate, will improve. It will provide a better flow of water in the rivers like Jehlum and Chenab.

The group of executives included Gen V P Malik (the former Indian Army Chief), Rajmohan Gandhi (grandson of Mahatma Gandhi), Mani Shankar Aiyar, Najmuddin Shaikh, Gen Dipankar Bannerjee (former Indian Army Chief General), V Balachandran, Bushra Gohar, Amitabh Mattoo, Neeraja Chowdhary, Salman Haider, and Humayun Khan among others.

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