• Short Summary

    The third of official level talks between Indian and Bangladesh on the Sharing of Ganges water at Farakka and augmentation of its dry season flow was held in New Delhi from 20th of September to 30th of September 1977.

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    The third of official level talks between Indian and Bangladesh on the Sharing of Ganges water at Farakka and augmentation of its dry season flow was held in New Delhi from 20th of September to 30th of September 1977. Bangladesh delegation was led by Mr. B.A.Abbas Adviser to the President on Flood Control, irrigation and Power and the Indian delegation was led by the Indian Foreign Secretary Mr. Jagat.S.Mehta. The Talks were held in a cordial and friendly atmosphere. The leaders of the two delegations have reached on agreement following on the understanding reached in Dacca in April, 1977. The Agreement contains interim arrangements for sharing of the Ganges water at Farakka as well as finding a solution to the long term problem of augmenting its flow. The agreement was initiated by the leaders of the two delegation in New Delhi on 30th September 1977.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACMY18B9XB9KDWDW0KI1L75VFK
    Media URN:
    VLVACMY18B9XB9KDWDW0KI1L75VFK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:10:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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