Indian Government calls for repeal of 50-Years Old Indus Water Treaty. In September 19, 1960 India and Pakistan made one of the world most liberal water-sharing entente 'Indus water'. The pact that was signed by Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan President Ayub Khan the water of six rivers (Indus, Beas, Sutlej, Ravi, Jhelum and Chenab) were to be shared between the two countries, the agreement was brokered by World Bank in 1960. There is now a uproar to use the pact to bring the neighbor to patch its ways after the Uri attack manifested by Pakistan is both unable and unwilling to stop its territory being used by terrorists against India. 

As per the Pact waters of the eastern rivers have been allocated to India and New Delhi is under obligation to let the waters of the western rivers flow except for certain consumptive use with Pakistan getting 80% of the water. Indus water agreement gives the lower riparian Pakistan more than four times of the water available to India. Despite such liberal terms, Pakistan and India have sparred over water. Even when India uses the water from the western rivers to the maximum extent permissible in the treaty, it is not likely to use more than 3-4% of the annual mean flow of these rivers which is 135 MAF. 

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