India to build power project on Chenab River


Observer Report

New Delhi

India has decided to go ahead with a controversial power project on the Chenab River in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir despite objections raised by Pakistan with the World Bank, saying that it was not in conformity with the Indus Water Treaty (IWT).
According to a report of The Indian Express, Lieutenant Governor of IIOJK Manoj Sinha said that the approval for the 850-megawatt Ratle hydroelectric power project came at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Pakistan has approached the World Bank with fresh protests, but the Indian government has now decided to go ahead with the construction, said the report.

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