Title:- Qaumi Masle Episode 08
Sub-Title:- Discussing Various Aspects of Punjab Water Crisis
Conducted by:- Baljeet Singh
Participants:- Bhai Mandhir Singh (Secretary General, Akali Dal Panch Pardhani) and Bhai Paramjeet Singh Gazi (President, Sikh Students Federation).
Produced by: Sikh Siyasat Multimedia
Release Date: September 09, 2012
Punjab is facing multiform crisis related to Water. According to available data 118 out of 140 development blocks are over-exploited in Punjab in terms of exploitation of ground water as Punjab is deprived from using major potions of it’s river water by the Indian state that has allocated and diverted Punjab’s river water to non-riparian states.
There are reports that uranium levels in Punjab’s ground water are 12 times high than safe limit and heavy use of pesticides and insecticides have left ground water in Punjab as not-fit rather dangerous for human use.
There are other aspects of Punjab Water cirsis also.
In this talk-show basic information related to various aspects of Punjab Water crisis was discussed. Sikh Siyasat shall be conducting more talk-shows in future to explore other aspects related to the issue.
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