CM Khandu took stock the condition of the water in Siang River

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The Chief Minister on Saturday during his visit to Yinkiong , took stock of the condition of the water in the Siang River, which had unusually turned muddy in this season. The local authorities informed that the quality of the water in the river hasn’t improved despite the beginning of non-monsoon season. They informed that normally the water is clear during this season and turns muddy only during the monsoon season. They also informed that the water level has decreased.

Stating that the matter was of high concern, the Chief Minister asked the local authority to submit a detailed report on the situation. Khandu after assessing the ground situation informed that a report on ground realities will be submitted to the centre soon.

The water of Siang River in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh is turning unusually muddy every passing day. The people of East siang district noticing this phenomenon since last two month. Lok Sabha MP from East Arunachal constituency, Ninong Ering on last Saturday also  visited the river site and become Surprised. The water was dirty and muddy, this has never happened in history.

Expressing  concern over the possible diversion of Siang River by Chinese government at their side at Tibet, Ninong Ering wrote a latter to PM Modi and appealed to raise the issue in international forum and ascertain the exact work going on over Siang River (Tsangpo in Tibet).

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