Water shortage: Farmers ask for immediate attention

Growers are facing huge losses as standing crops on thousands of acres are drying up.


Ppi April 04, 2012

JHUDO:


Shortage of irrigation water in districts of Mirpurkhas, Umerkot, Tharparker and Sanghar, has further depreciated while in many areas, including Jhudo, people are also facing scarcity of drinking water.


Due to the severe water shortage in the four districts, growers are facing huge losses as standing crops on thousands of acres are drying up. The affected farmers have demanded the government to improve the water situation on emergency basis so that they could save their crops.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 5th, 2012.

COMMENTS (2)

Harry Stone | 9 years ago | Reply

@Salim Ansari:

Will PAK lose this war too?

Salim Ansari | 9 years ago | Reply

Water war with India is very possible.

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