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Legislation to change water usage under works, says Uma Bharti

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By NewsGram Staff Writer

The government, may soon, consider bringing a legislation to restrict the usage of river water and ground water for drinking purpose only, according to Union Minister Uma Bharati.

While river water and ground water could be used for drinking, the treated and rainwater could be used for other purposes.

The water resources minister who is also responsible for river development and Ganga rejuvenation, made the disclosure while inspecting 12 major drains falling into the Ganga river near Haridwar and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.

“I will visit drains falling into Ganga, Yamuna and their tributaries four days in a week to expedite the Ganga conservation plan,” Bharti told media persons here.

The minister also highlighted that the State governments would be consulted before bringing the legislation.

“It is my endeavour to complete most of the major tasks related to Ganga conservation in the next four years”, said Bharti.

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