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G S Jha convinced of farmers’ plight

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | M B GIRISH
Published Oct 9, 2016, 4:34 am IST
Updated Oct 9, 2016, 7:43 am IST
Law minister T B Jayachandra said only five lakes out of 105 have water this season.
G S Jha, said on Saturday his team has understood problems faced by farmers in the Cauvery basin following a tour of the region.  (Representational image)
 G S Jha, said on Saturday his team has understood problems faced by farmers in the Cauvery basin following a tour of the region. (Representational image)

Hassan: Chairman of Central Water Commissioner, G S Jha, said on Saturday his team has understood problems faced by farmers in the Cauvery basin following a tour of the region.

After assessing water storage at Hemavathy reservoir, Mr Jha said his team has taken note of all issues, and would submit a detailed report to the Union Government.  

 

Hassan district in-charge and animal husbandry minister A Manju said the Hemavathy reservoir was almost empty and therefore, the state was not in a position to release water to Tamil Nadu.

Law minister T B Jayachandra said only five lakes out of 105 have water this season.

Farmer ends life
Chikkamagalur:
A debt ridden farmer, Santosh, 34, allegedly committed suicide in Dadarahalli, Chikkamagaluru district, on Saturday. Santosh took the extreme step as was under pressure to repay loans borrowed from cooperative banks.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Hassan




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