Besides, Sarda, also known as Mahakali there, the Ghaghra river (known as Karnali river in Nepal) has been identified for linking with the Yamuna, Minister of State for Water Resource Sanwar Lal Jat said.

"Both these links are identified under the Himalayan river component of the national perspective plan," he said in a written reply.
The plan was formulated by the Water Resource Ministry in 1980 for inter-basin transfer of water from surplus basins to deficit basins, he said.
Replying to a separate question, he said Rajasthan is not receiving its due share of water from the Yamuna and blamed Uttar Pradesh and Haryana for this.
He said Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have repeatedly been advised to release the agreed share of water to Rajasthan from Okhla barrage and to stop unauthorised lifting of canal water by their farmers in their territories.

"Advisories have been issued to these states in September, October and November," he said.

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