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Teesta Agreement Between India And Bangladesh

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After the Bangladeshi media revealed the news of Chinese investments in the Teesta management project, New Delhi sent its foreign minister, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.Then, a few days after the first publication of this article, India addressed The Third Pole in Bangladesh and promised to resume the meeting, very late, from the Bangladesh-India Joint Rivers Commission, to discuss six treaties relating to transboundary watercourses between the two countries. including tea. Write a brief note about the geography of the Teesta River and why the division of its waters between India and Bangladesh became a dispute. Bangladesh expressed “deep concern” about the increase in the number of deaths at the Indo-Bangladesh border by “BSF or Indian nationals” in the first half of this year, and the Indian side assured that the BSF authorities have been sensitized to this issue during the DG-level discussions between bangladeshi border guards and BSF to be held next month in Dhaka, this should be discussed in detail. The inauguration of the Haldibari-Chilahati rail link, the introduction of a stamp for the centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Bangabandhu-Bapu digital exhibition and a Wall of Ba-Bangamata are the highlights of the summit discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina. These are convenient issues aimed at deepening bilateral relations. On at least two occasions – in 2011 and 2017 – Bangladesh and India have been on the verge of signing a contract on the Teesta. However, on both occasions, Mamata Banerjee`s West Bengal contradicted a strategic water-sharing agreement at the last minute. In a way, it forced the Union government to withdraw from an almost concluded agreement. In 2017, Banerjee was clearer on the grounds that she effectively vetoed the emerging consensus that Teesta has no water to share. The internal impasse stems from the Indian government`s reluctance to adopt a proactive stance in the management of intergovernmental river waters – a power conferred on it by the Indian Constitution. Although the Union government`s quota response to subnational water disputes has been the creation of courts for disputes with international rivers, the impasse has continued, as shown by the teesta dispute. Observers have called this a case of “conflictual federalism.” It is undeniable that the water conflict between the two nations is focused on irrigated boro rice fields, which have a need for harvest water of about 1,800-2,800 mm, that is, 10 times more drier cereals like sorghum or ragi…

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