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Andhra Assembly Elections Congress and TDP

In these circumstances what may one expect from the water users' cooperatives formed compulsorily for construction and maintenance of the irrigation network and distribution of water below the distributary head, howsoever laudable its objectives may be? Members of the co-operatives so formed are bound to ask for credit for construction of the distribution network below the distributary head and for all one knows such loans may also turn into bad debts to be written off finally. The best bet perhaps lies in attempting to form water users' associations below the outlet for the distribution of a given volume of water spread over a rotation with a constant flow from the system above the outlet head.

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