Due to the protests, more than 10 million people in Delhi were left without drinking water

More than 10 million people in the Indian capital, Delhi, were left without drinking water as a result of the protests that swept the country in recent days.

Protesters seized the channel Monaco, the main source of water in the city, reports «Week». Keshav Chandra, head of water services Delhi, said that the need for three or four days to restore normal supply of water in areas of the city.

Chandra said that the residents were able to retain some amount of water. He also added that the population sent tankers with drinking water. Nevertheless, this will not be enough to compensate for the deficiency.

Indian army has already taken control of part of the canal on the morning of 22 February, but the repair of damaged areas is expected to take time.

In the last three days India gripped by massive protests, which has killed at least 16 people and hundreds more were injured. On the streets, one of the representatives of community groups. They demand improvement of social standards, living conditions and access to education.

We will remind, earlier the staff of the world Bank predicted that by the end of 2015 below extreme poverty will live about 702 million people, or 9.6% of the population of the planet, and among the reasons for reducing the number of beggars in the world Bank called the sustainable economic growth in developing countries, especially in India.




Due to the protests, more than 10 million people in Delhi were left without drinking water 22.02.2016

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