Press Reporter News Service
Jhajjar, January 27
Farmers from Punjab’s Patiala have put in a Reverse osmosis (RO) system at Tikri border at the price of Rs one-and-half lakh to resolve the problem of potable water.
The system would purify no less than 1,000 litres of water in an hour. Considerably, non-resident Indians (NRIs) have donated the fund to purchase the system.
“Farmers have been going through a scarcity of potable water since ever the protest began. Although many social outfits and residents of surrounding villages have been offering water by way of tankers it isn’t ample to fulfil the demand. Groundwater is salty therefore it isn’t consumable. The system will now be capable to fulfil the demand after purifying the groundwater,” stated Parvinder Pal Singh of Alipura (Punjab).
Singh maintained the market value of the RO system was Rs two-and-half lakh however the shopkeeper bought it for Rs one-and-half lakh when he got here to know that it could be used to supply ingesting water to the farmers tenting on the Tikri border in protest towards the three farm legal guidelines.
“Folks of our state, who reside within the USA, Canada, Australia and another nations, are in fixed contact with the protesting farmers they usually hold asking them about their wants and different preparations on the border,” he stated, including, that the system would stay put in right here until the tip of the continued agitation.
Notably, the farmers are making the optimum use of expertise to make the lengthy haul on the protest web site bearable. They’re utilizing roti-making and washing machines, water-proof tents and desi water heaters.