Maintain status quo along Yamuna: UP court

Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 15:35

Muzaffarnagar: In a bid to resolve dispute
over harvesting rights along river Yamuna, a local court has directed Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to maintain status quo along the border.

Kairana Sub-Divisional Magistrate Sant Kumar directed
senior officials of the two states to allow farmers, who have
grown crops along the river side, to do harvest in their
respective areas.

Several bordering districts, including Muzaffarnagar,
Saharanpur, Baghpat, Noida, Bullandshar and Aligrah, in UP
have been facing boundary dispute with Haryana.

The farmers of both the states have been involved in
clashes over the dispute with the river Yamuna changes its
course.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 15:35

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