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Adityapur in Seraikela-Kharsawan district has a dam of worries to deal with.

The old Sitarampur reservoir on Kharkai river, which caters to the water needs of industrial belt and also the township, is dying a slow death and a time will come when it will completely run dry, the warning has been spilled by the drinking water and sanitation department in reply to an RTI query.

Om Prakash, president of Jan Kalyan Morcha, a local social organisation crusading for civic amenities for Adityapur, had invoked the RTI Act to know the plight of the dam, which is spread over 19.2sqkm but has turned shallow in the absence of proper upkeep.

 

 

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