ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Farakka Project Calcutta Port s Fate in the Balance

Balance Tushar Ranjan Patranabis The Farakka Barrage was completed nearly five years ago. The feeder canal is ready for commissioning; just cutting a crossbar wilt enable Farakka waters to flow into the Hooghly via the Bhagirathi to rejuvenate Calcutta port and revitalise Calcutta's water supply. But political difficulties bar the fructification of the project.

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