BJP seeks PM’s help to resolve water crisis

Delhi BJP president Vijay Goel said his party will soon come out with a “white paper”,which will “feature ways and means to overcome the challenge of water crisis.”

Written by Press Trust Of India | New Delhi | Published: May 28, 2013 1:34 am

Accusing Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of total mismanagement in handling the water crisis,BJP on Tuesday demanded Prime Minister’s intervention to ensure availability of water in the national capital.

Delhi BJP president Vijay Goel,while slamming the government’s handling of the issue,said his party will soon come out with a “white paper”,which will “feature ways and means the overcome the challenge of water crisis”.

“We want the Prime Minister to intervene and arrange water for the people of Delhi. We will produce a white paper to deal with problems related to water crisis and solutions to deal with it,” Goel said.

He said four states — Uttar Pradesh,Delhi,Haryana and Rajasthan — met today,but the three other states were not ready to provide water to the national capital.

“The CM is moving away from her responsibilities and has failed to the solve water problem… If law and order worsens,government blames Delhi Police; if there is power crisis,it blames DERC and for water shortage it is blaming the Hooda government in Haryana. Then what this Delhi government is doing?” Goel asked.

Goel also emphasised on the need for reservoirs and water harvesting to deal with water shortage.

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