Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 10
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has alleged noncooperation from Nepal in managing the flood state of affairs on widespread rivers throughout a gathering on the flood state of affairs chaired by Prime Minster Narendra Modi.
Reports about Nepal blocking entry to Indian engineers and delaying restore works have been showing intermittently however the Ministry of External Affairs, given the frayed diplomatic ties with Kathmandu, has to date downplayed these fees of obstructionism.
Now with many districts in Bihar beneath water attributable to breaches in embankments on the Kosi River, Nitish Kumar mentioned his authorities was “not receiving full cooperation from Nepal in the past few years”.
Kumar was grounding his compliant on persistent noncooperation from Nepal to a sample over a number of years moderately than within the current diplomatic skirmishing that started in November final yr with Indian releasing a brand new map that included areas claimed by Nepal.
“North Bihar gets ravaged by floods because of heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of Nepal. In accordance with an agreement between India and Nepal, the water resources department of Bihar conducts the flood management work in the bordering areas,” mentioned Nitish.