India has reassured Bangladesh that it is taking all necessary steps to clear the long-pending Teesta water-sharing agreement.
“We are trying to take all stakeholders on board so that it (agreement) does not face any hurdles,” said a government official quoting Indian Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Monday.
Bharati said this while interacting with her Bangladesh counterpart Anisul Islam Mahmud in New Delhi.
Both the ministers have discussed in length the latest position of Teesta water-sharing agreement and other relevant issues.
Bharati is believed to have told Mahmud that her government was in constant touch with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
“We will definitely take all parties into consideration before taking any decision,” Bharati is said to have told Mahmud. Read more