Pak accuses India of violating Indus Water Treaty

September 12th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI  

Lahore , Sept 12 (ANI): Indus Water Commissioner ( Pakistan ) Jamaat Ali Shah has said that India was violating the Indus Water Treaty by reducing water levels at Head Marala in the Chenab River .

Pakistan allowed India to fill the Baglihar Dam between August 10 and 30 if levels at Head Marala remained above 55,000 cusecs, the Daily Times quoted Shah as saying in an interview with Voice of America.

The water level is now 24,000 cusecs, he said and added that Pakistan had not received the correct amount despite repeated complaints.

India would not be allowed to use water from the Chenab River after August 31, added the Commissioner. (ANI)

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