Water supply to Delhi, Noida and Agra will be affected due to the closure of the Ganga canal for maintenance work, official sources said here today.
The Uttar Pradesh government will release additional 1,000 cusec of water on Tuesday to meet the demands of Delhi and its neighbouring districts.
Shortage of water in Delhi and the NCR is expected to be reduced after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered the district authorities in Muzaffarnagar to release 500 cusec water from the Ganga Canal.
Various areas in East and South Delhi today faced water shortage as Uttar Pradesh cut raw water supply to the city from the upper Ganga canal to fix a breach.
Farming in several districts in Uttar Pradesh was affected after the Ganga canal was closed for three days following a breach near Khatoli.
Water supply to Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad will be affected from October 15 due to maintenance work being carried out in the Ganga canal.
Uttar Pradesh authorities would allow the Kawad Yatra pilgrims to pass through the Ganga canal road to keep the Delhi-Haridwar national highway unaffected.
One person was killed and
four members of a family were injured when a car in which they
were travelling fell into the Ganga canal near Hitora Jhal
here in the district, police said on Saturday.
young girl was found murdered in
a Ganga canal near Simbhawli and a married woman was allegedly
burnt to death at Bemheta here, police said today.
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