Congress to launch agitation against Gujarat`s irrigation bill

The Gujarat Congress on Friday announced to launch a state-wide `Jal Adhikar Yatra` against the recently passed Gujarat Irrigation and Drainage Bill.

Gujarat Congress urges Governor to reject irrigation bill

Opposition Congress on Friday requested Governor not to give assent to the Irrigation and Drainage Bill 2013, passed recently by the state Assembly, terming it anti-farmers.

Guj Assembly passes new irrigation bill amid Congress walk-out

The Gujarat Assembly on Wednesday passed the new Irrigation and Drainage Bill 2013 making it mandatory for farmers to get licence to draw underground water exceeding proscribed depths.