Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will reach Jaipur at 11 am. Where he will have lunch with Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and various issues of both the states will be discussed. He will return from Rajasthan at 2.15 pm. Punjab supervisor Harish Chaudhary will also accompany Channi during this period.
The dispute that has been going on for many years regarding the sharing of canal water between Punjab and Rajasthan is now expected to be resolved. Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will raise the issue with his Rajasthan counterpart Ashok Gehlot during his lunch on Tuesday. There is also speculation that these days Channi will also discuss with the Chief Minister of Rajasthan about the ongoing discord in Punjab Congress.
The Ravi-Beas river dispute between Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan has been going on for years. Journama of water sharing In the year 1955, the Central Government had decided to share the water of the Ravi and Beas rivers in Rajasthan, Punjab, and Jammu, and Kashmir with the consent of the states. Since then till today there is a dispute going on in the three states regarding the distribution of water.
Along with Haryana, there are still disputes about the sharing of canal water between Punjab and Rajasthan. The new Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi is working fast on all the serious issues of the state. Channi is on a visit to Rajasthan on Tuesday, where both the Chief Ministers will discuss the political issues of Punjab as well as water sharing. It is also being speculated that only a few months are left for the Punjab Assembly elections, in such a situation, Ashok Gehlot, the Chief Minister of Punjab will also discuss the political situation in the state.
The captain had even brought the matter
In September, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had a meeting with the then Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh over the water dispute between the two states. In which the two Chief Ministers agreed to repair the Common Carrier Sirhind Feeder. The Captain had agreed to invite tenders for the work of repairing the damaged 55 km area of the feeder.
Repairs to be completed by May 2022
In the meeting of former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh with the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, many issues were agreed upon. There was also an issue in this that Rajasthan was getting only 200 to 300 cusecs of water for 25 years. Punjab is currently using 1368 cusecs of water from Rajasthan’s share. After agreeing to repair the feeder in the meeting held between the two, the work is likely to be completed by 2022.