ISLAMABAD (Eshfak Mughal) :- The Indus Water Commissioner Syed Mehr Ali Shah has written a letter to his Indian counterpart on the news of India releasing 200 thousands cusecs of water in the Ravi River, demanding timely information about the release of water.
Sources said that Pakistani Indus Water Commissioner Syed Mehr Ali Shah has written a letter to his Indian counterpart. In the letter, Shah said that the Indian media has broadcast the message of Indian Gurdaspur administration releasing 200 thousands cusecs of water into Ravi river.
He said that Pakistan government has to take safety measures on our side when such a large quantity of water is released in rivers which passing through in Pakistan.
It has been said in the letter that there will be constructions around the Ravi River. The authorities has to make arrangements for the protection of human lives and cattle. It is very important, how much water will reach Pakistan in the Ravi River should be informed in a timely manner.
It should be noted that after the release of water by India, hundreds of villages in different areas of Punjab have been submerged and thousands of acres of rice and other crops have been completely destroyed.
Due to the release of water by India, hundreds of villages in Punjab were flooded, thousands of acres of crops were destroyed
The water released by India overflowed the Ravi River, Oj River, Nala Bayan, Nala Dik and Nala Basantar, causing low-level flooding in the Chenab River near Bahawalpur and Jhang.
As a result of the flood situation, hundreds of villages and crops standing on thousands of acres came under the influence of flood water.