Narmada stepping to meet Kshipra crossing hurdles

Water drifting speedily pouring dams; spreading happiness amidst farmers

Ujjain: Holy Narmada is heading towards the city of Mahakal to meet its sister Kshipra crossing all obstacles falling in its way during his 115 km of course from the origin point at Ujjaini village of Indore district. Water is being drifted with low pressure to prevent any loss of life or property. Water drifting in the Kshipra is pouring in the small dams built on the river.

Narmada stepping to meet Kshipra crossing hurdles

Official sources informed water lifted from Narmada River has covered the distance of 36 km from the origin point of Kshipra from village Ujjaini. Narmada water reached at the stop dam built over Kshipra near village Jalod on Wednesday evening. Water is being filled in the dam. About 70 percent water has been filled in the dam till Thursday evening. Water will be released further in Kshipra on Friday afternoon.

Water is not being released with full force to prevent any occurrence of mishap. Officials of Narmada Valley Development Authority ( NVDA) are keeping a watch over the flow of water in the river.

Sources further informed that they are video recording the flow of water in the Kshipra for further improvement. Revenue department had been asked to manage security arrangement. Narmada water has to cover the distance of 79 km more to reach at Ramghat. Probably Narmada water would reach in the city of temples till February 25 when Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will perform worship the confluence of holy rivers. Officials from NVDA are claiming that the water would reach at Ramghat before the deadline. Water would reach to Ramghat after the gates from stop dams falling in the course of Kshipra would be opened.

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