By supporting terrorism, Pak not fulfilling commitment to Indus Water Treaty: Gadkari

NEW DELHI: By supporting terrorism, Pakistan is not fulfilling its commitment to the Indus Water Treaty, which was based on mutual love and good relations, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Monday.

The Government will not allow India’s share of water from the Eastern rivers to flow to Pakistan, the Water Resources, Shipping, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister said at a public rally at Phagwara in Punjab.

Referring to stopping of India’s share of water of Ravi, Sutlej, Beas from flowing to Pakistan, Gadkari said that the treaty in this regard between the two countries was based on mutual understanding, love and good relations.

“By supporting terrorism, Pakistan is not fulfilling this commitment,” a statement by the Road Transport and Highways Ministry quoted the Minister as saying.

“Work is on to divert this water to Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan,” he said.