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Posted at: Jun 15, 2019, 7:48 AM; last updated: Jun 15, 2019, 7:48 AM (IST)

Stir for adequate water supply

Stir for adequate water supply
Farmers during a protest against irrigation officials in Amritsar on Friday. Tribune photo: Vishal Kumar

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 14

Members of the Democratic Kisan Sabha staged a protest against irrigation officials, demanding adequate canal water supply, here on Friday. Farmers, led by Baldev Singh Saidpur and Mukhtiar Singh Mallaha, demanded from irrigation superintendent curb on “theft” of water and maintenance of Upper Bari canals and minor canals.

According to the protesters, the state government had not been realising adequate water in canals. The government should provide canal water to every farmer by improving its services, they added.

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