Treated water of the Kala Sangian Drain is worth for farming
Sant Seechewal held meetings with the farmers
Sultanpur Lodhi, 23rd June
Environment Lover Padma Shree Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal Ji asked for the farmers to use the treated water of the Kala Sangian Drain for farming. Today, he held the meetings especially with the farmers of the villages situated on the banks of the Drain. Sant Seechewal apprised of the farmers of the villages Chamiara, Gurdwara Tahli Sahib and Gurdwara Teer Sahib about the improvements in the water of the Kala Sangian Drain. He said that when on 22nd February 2008 a bundh on Kala Sangian Drain, with the cooperation of the people was enforced then its water was quite dirty. Same way in 2011 again bundh was enforced on the Drain then the affected people of Rajasthan had also participated.
Sant Seechewal Ji told that under this pressure of the people, the Punjab government had installed 50 MLD treatment plant at Basti Peerdaad. He told that now poisonous water of Leather Complex is not falling in the Kala Sangian Drain. He said now the water of the Kala Sangian Drain is clean upto 80%. He said that by using this water for farming, the underground water and fertilizers can be saved.
Namberdar Dilbag Singh of Fatehpur told that he has been using the Drain water for farming for the last 4 years and his fertilizers cost has declined. Same way the farmer Iqbal Singh told that he has been using drain water for his fields for the last 5 years. As compared to past now the water is giving less bad smell and the water is more than 80% clean.
On this occasion Sant Baldev Krishan Singh, Sant Gurmej Singh, Sant Sukhjit Singh, Sarpanch Gurmeet Singh, Ex Sarpanch Mohan Singh, Sarpanch Joga Singh Chakchelan, Sarpanch Harwinder Singh of village Gillan Charanjit Singh from Gurdwara Tahli Sahib, Heera Singh, Pala Singh and other farmers were also present.