News Desk, Amar Ujala, Jammu Published by: Prashant Kumar Updated Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:47 AM IS
He said that the Indus Water Treaty of 1960 was signed by the then Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and the President of Pakistan Ayub Khan. Under this, India was given control over the waters of the three eastern rivers Beas, Ravi and Sutlej, while Pakistan was given control over the three western rivers Indus, Chenab and Jhelum. The waters of the Ravi river of India’s part continued to flow into Pakistan. The intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked to rectify this anomaly and work on the Indus Water Treaty has started in the true sense.