Jalandhar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday in a rally in Punjab ahead of the upcoming polls in the state promised more water to the farmers of Punjab, saying it will come from the Indus River.

“Farmers in Punjab should get more water. We have decided that Indus water, which goes to Pakistan, should be given to India,” Modi said while addressing.

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Earlier in November, the Prime Minister had made a similar statement, saying the water belongs to the Indian farmers.

“That water belongs to the Indian farmers. We will do whatever we can to give enough water to our farmers,” he had said on November 25 in Bhatinda in Punjab.

Punjab goes to the polls on February 4.

(With inputs from IANS)

 

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