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Sangrur: Farmers asked to pay water cess by May 20

The irrigation department has issued a notification asking farmers using canal water to pay their dues by May 20 or face action.

punjab Updated: May 11, 2015 18:00 IST
HT Correspondent

The irrigation department has issued a notification asking farmers using canal water to pay their dues by May 20 or face action.

A press note issued by the DPRO on Monday said that Rs 50 per acre is to be deposited with the village lambardar. The money thus realised will be utilised for the upkeep of the canal system.

The farmers of district Sangrur, Bathinda, Mansa, Ludhiana and Barnala depend on canal water to meet their daily requirements.