Assam BJP leader on Brahmaputra: Issue is Very Serious and Appreciated China’s Move

Brahmaputra

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  • Assam Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday urged the Center
  • Three huge artificial lakes were formed in the Brahmaputra river due to a landslide in Tibet last month

Guwahati: BJP came to the front with the yet another statement. On the Brahmaputra river in Tibet following an earthquake, Assam Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday urged the Center to get to the crux of the matter, the report said.

As per sources, Sarma said that the issue is very serious and appreciated China’s move to come up with a clarification on the issue of river Brahmaputra.

I request the government to go to the roots of it and try to stop China from doing anything which obstructs the national flow of river Brahmaputra, he said.

Three huge artificial lakes were formed in the Brahmaputra river due to a landslide in Tibet last month, reports added.

Earlier in December, the water of the Brahmaputra river in Assam and Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh had turned contaminated and muddy. The contaminated water caused concern among people and authorities of the states.

The governments of both the states were suspecting that dam building activities in China could be a reason for the pollution.

Also Read: Earthquakes in Tibet triggers massive landslides darkening the Siang River

  • Brahmaputra river, locally known as Siang in Arunachal Pradesh, India; it gives its name to the following districts:
    • East Siang district
    • West Siang district
    • Upper Siang district
  • Ann Siang Hill in Singapore
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