Ganga canal closed after breach found



Muzaffarnagar: Farming in several districts in Uttar Pradesh was affected after the Ganga canal was closed for three days following a breach near Khatoli.

The canal was closed yesterday to repair a breach that took place recently, district irrigation department officials said.

Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said farming in Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Bulandshahr, Aligarh and some other districts, which are dependent on the Ganga canal, had been severely affected due to the closure of the canal.

PTI