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By M. Monirul Qader Mirza

This booklet bargains with environmental results on each side of the border among Bangladesh and India brought on by the Ganges water diversion. This factor got here to my realization in early 1976 whilst information media in Bangladesh and in a foreign country, all started courses of articles at the unilateral withdrawal of an enormous volume of water from the Ganges River during the commissioning of the Farakka Barrage in India. I first pursued the topic professionally in 1984 whereas operating as a contributor for Bangladesh this day, vacation and New kingdom. throughout the subsequent 20 years, I the protracted hydro-political negotiations among the riparian international locations within the Ganges basin, and that i traveled greatly to watch the environmental and ecological alterations in Bangladesh in addition to India that happened a result of water diversion. The Ganges, one of many longest rivers of the realm originates on the Gangotri glacier within the Himalayas and flows around the plains of North India. finally the river splits into major branches and empties into the Bay of Bengal. The clash of diversion and sharing of the Ganges water arose in the course of the final century whilst the govt. of India determined to enforce a barrage at Farakka to solve a navigation challenge on the Kolkata Port.

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