At the same time as Delhi claimed that Haryana had launched water within the Yamuna after it determined to go to the Supreme Courtroom, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar stated Tuesday that not a single drop from Delhi’s share had been stopped by his authorities.
Chatting with the media after chairing a gathering of the District Grievance Redressal Committee, Khattar stated, “The quantity of water we’ve got to provide as per the Supreme Courtroom’s resolution, all the quantity of water is being given, not one drop much less is being given. Haryana is dealing with a whole lot of issues as a result of it wants water as a lot as Delhi does. The place Haryana has a inhabitants of two.90 crore, Delhi has 2 crore individuals.”
Delhi Jal Board Vice Chairperson Raghav Chadha, in the meantime, stated the Haryana Authorities had launched 16,000 cusecs of water after the Delhi authorities filed a petition within the Supreme Courtroom.
“Delhi is dealing with a water provide drawback as a result of Haryana has stopped the provision of Delhi’s rightful 120 MGDs of water… It makes me comfortable to say that, quickly after the petition was filed, the federal government of Haryana has launched 16,000 cusecs of water. It should take three days for this water to achieve Delhi’s Water Remedy Crops. After this, the water drawback in Delhi will finish,” he stated.
Khattar, nonetheless, stated Delhi was within the behavior of blaming Haryana at any time when one thing went improper.
“They did the identical factor relating to oxygen as properly… They acquired 700 metric tons; we acquired 282 metric ton regardless of having a inhabitants of two.9 crore. We had extra sufferers than them, extra hospitals, our space was extra, individuals from Delhi had been additionally coming to us for remedy… They even blame air pollution on us. How does visitors contribute to air pollution in Delhi? How a lot air pollution from trade… These are issues they’ve created themselves. If there’s something they will’t perceive, they put the blame on Haryana…if you happen to can not handle Delhi, give it to Haryana, we’ll handle it,” he stated.