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Nepal’s Sharda river may revive Yamuna

Source: The Tribune, Date: January , 2015

With interlinking of rivers (ILR) project high on its agenda, the Narendra Modi government is working on a new water-sharing arrangement to "revive the ailing Yamuna and benefit Upper Yamuna river basin states" — Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, who said today that the first three ILR links (Ken-Betwa, Daman Ganga-Pinjal and Par-Tapi-Narmada links) would start showing results on ground in “seven years if all goes well”, also talked of the plan to create a link between the Yamuna and Sharda rivers.

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