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India should not stop Pakistani water: Fazlur

August 13, 2012

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JUI-F Chief Fazlur Rehman. - File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Parliament Special Committee on Kashmir Maulana Fazlur Rehman asked India not to stop Pakistani water by constructing dams on Pakistani rivers.

In a statement issued here on Monday, Fazlur said that this step will badly affect our agriculture sector and disrupt the peace of sub-continent.

He said under the Sindh Tas agreement, rivers including Chenab, Ravi and Sindh owned by Pakistan, adding that India can not stop the water of these rivers.

Moreover, he said that India has established several dams on these rivers and now is busy in establishing dams on the Nullah's of these dams. India is also constructing dam on the Nullah of Chenab river which will cause shortage of water in Pakistan.

India is producing electricity in Occupied Kashmir but the people of occupied Kashmir are deprived of electricity, he added.

Maulana Fazlur said that Indian leadership is just claiming of friendship with Pakistan infront of the world but continue to harm the country.

Furthermore, he said that the Kashmir issue is unresolved from the last 65 years and India committing atrocities on the people forcefully.

He urged Indian leadership to take concrete steps for maintaining good relations with Pakistan and avoid mere giving statements.