Palasdev: Leading News Service: Ujani Dam, which had overflowed last year, reached minus 36 percent in its current state. Due to the rain falling in Pune district area, Ghatmatha and Bhima valley for the last two days, the water storage in Ujani dam is slow; But it has started to grow. Therefore, in the last two days, the water storage in Ujani Dam has increased by 4 percent, and now it has reached minus 32 percent.
Due to the arbitrariness of the rulers and officials of the water resources department, the water storage in Ujani Dam, which quenches the thirst of Pune, Solapur and Nagar districts, was released to the people of Solapur under the guise of drinking. Because of this, the farmers and citizens of this place had to make efforts for drinking water as well as agricultural water due to the lack of rain in time. Some farmers’ crops were burnt, while others were on the verge of burning. Due to this, the farmers here were in financial crisis. Meanwhile, the good news for Pune and Ahmednagar districts along with Solapur is that the water storage of Ujani dam has started increasing, the dam has come down to minus 32 percent. Now the hopes of the citizens along with the farmers have been boosted by the heavy rains of late. Farmers are hoping that the stalled sugarcane cultivation will resume as the water storage is increasing.
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