Delhi News / Water crisis in Delhi will end, Supreme Court orders Himachal to release water

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jun 06, 2024, 12:36 PM
Delhi News: Now news of relief has come for the people of Delhi who are facing water crisis. The Supreme Court has ordered Himachal Pradesh to release water into the Yamuna. Actually, on Thursday, the Supreme Court heard the petition filed by the Delhi government regarding the increasing water crisis in Delhi. In this hearing, the Supreme Court has ordered Himachal Pradesh to release 137 cusecs of water. The court also said that care should be taken that there is no wastage of water in Delhi.

Attention has to be paid to such a serious issue - Supreme Court

The bench of Justice Vishwanathan and Justice Prashant Mishra, hearing the case, said that this is a matter of right of way to bring water. We have to pay attention to such a serious issue. Himachal is giving 150 cusecs of water, so you (Haryana) let it pass. If needed, we will talk to the Chief Secretary. On behalf of the Delhi government, Singhvi said that a meeting was held, Himachal is ready to give water but Haryana did not give any answer.

Severe heat in both states - Supreme Court

While hearing the case, the Supreme Court said that all the members of the Upper Yamuna River Board agreed that both the states are experiencing severe heat and both need water. Himachal Pradesh was present in the meeting held on June 5. Himachal Pradesh said that it wants to share the excess water with Delhi. Therefore, we order the release of 137 cusecs of water to Himachal. The court said that the Yamuna River Front Board will take care of how much water has come. The Supreme Court will hear the matter on Monday.

Himachal will release water from Friday

The Supreme Court ordered Himachal Pradesh to release 137 cusecs of water into the Yamuna. Delhi will get additional water through Hathini Kund Barrage. As per the court order, Himachal will release 137 cusecs of water from tomorrow. The Supreme Court said that Haryana should cooperate in this work. The court has also said that all the parties should submit their report on Monday.