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Punjab, Land Of Five Rivers, Faces Major Water Crisis

by GoNews Desk Jan 24, 2021 • 07:18 PM Views 491

Punjab, known in history as a land of five rivers, faces a major water crisis because of fast depletion of underground water and rivers amid growing pollution and due to extensive use of pesticides in farming. Per the latest report of the Union Ministry of Statistics, only 5% of groundwater in Punjab is potable