Vamsadhara Water Dispute

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News: Andhra Pradesh is planning to build the Neradi bridge across the Vamsadhara river which will be possible only after Odisha’s consent.

Facts:

  • Vamsadhara river Dispute: It is between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.
  • Vamsadhara river or Bansadhara river: It is an east flowing river which originates in Odisha and joins the Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh.It lies between Rushikulya and Godavari.
  • Vansadhara Water Dispute Tribunal (VWDT): It was set up in 2010 to look into the dispute between the two states.

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