Congress, BJP now contest on water scarcity issue days ahead of SMC

  • | Thursday | 15th June, 2017

SHIMLA: Both the BJP and the Congress have been trying to woo the voters in Shimla using the water shortage issue ahead of the municipal corporation elections that is scheduled on Friday. Singh said in order to ensure round the clock water availability in Shimla, government has resolved to implement Rs 100 crore another scheme shortly. He added that the scheme for Satluj river is being funded by World Bank. He said in order to cater to the needs of a population of 1.9 lakh people in Shimla, state government has already approved Rs 410 crore scheme that would be implemented soon. The matter should be probed to know how the body decomposed inside the water tank when it was being cleaned regularly as per official papers, he said raising a question.While addressing mediapersons, chief minister Virbhadra Singh said water shortage in Shimla would be removed by lifting water from Satluj river near Tattapani.

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