A day prior to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was to initiate a Ganga pump trench venture in Bhagalpur on Wednesday, the bank of the waterway couldn’t withstand the weight of water discharged into it by five engine pumps and came smashing down. The episode has constrained cancelation of the Chief Minister’s program. While the water assets office has requested a test into the “claimed low quality of bank work”, the scene has left the state government humiliated provoking feedback by the resistance RJD.

The 60-km Bateshwar Sthan pump channel venture, starting from Ganga at Kahalgaon, is intended to flood 21,700 hectare in Bihar and 4,000 hectare in Jharkhand.

The Rs 389 crore venture, which was begun in 1977 with a cost of Rs 13.88 cr, had been an account of disregard by progressive governments. The venture cost was overhauled a few times lastly it was prepared with the administration choosing to introduce 12 high-limit water pumps. On the off chance that began all the while, these 12 pumps can discharge 260 cusecs of water for each second into the canal.An official engaged with the venture stated: “We began five pumps on Tuesday evening to fill the channel as the central pastor was to open it on Wednesday. In any case, one side of bank towards NTPC settlement couldn’t take weight of sudden water stream into the waterway and broke causing water signing in connecting territories”. At the point when approached who was in charge of low quality dike work, he stated, “The water assets division has requested an investigation into the issue. It is an aggregate obligation.”

Faulting the fall of the for unite, RJD pioneer Tejashwi Yadav, in a tweet late last night, stated: “Rs 389.31 crore dam has fell in front of introduction. The CM was to introduce the dam with much grandeur and show. However another dam falls due of debasement.

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