“Black Brahmaputra”: As River Turns Muddy, Assam Leader Blames China

Assam’s lifeline, the mighty Brahmaputra, could be turning into a threat to life along the river that it supported all along. Its waters are muddy and black. This what the information is currently coming up. It also caused a danger to the Brahmaputra river due to China. Now the whole river became black and muddy. This is because the Siang River in China. It come from Tibetan Plateau and joins with Brahmaputra River in Assam, which is the border state of China. In the last ten days of testing, the Brahmaputra river is no longer inconceivable for human consumption.

Extremely severe pollution comes in the Brahmaputra river. All the pollutants in the Siang river in China come to the Brahmaputra. This led to pure water into dirty substrates. Recently, the water in the Siang river was tested and test result showed 1249 Neptilimetric turbidity unit (NTU). Usually in the river waters until NTU 5 is safe. Accordingly, it is 250 times higher in the Siang River.

According to prestigious IIT results in Guwahati, The use of water is highly dangerous. ‘The water in the Brahmaputra river has been marked by unprecedented changes. In the last month, water have become too poisonous.

“Many water bodies have recently been found dead. If this continues, the civil society in the Brahmaputra valley is also in danger, “they said. Assam MPs have already expressed this in Parliament and expressed deep regret that China is planning to kill Brahmaputra river.

After Lok Sabha members on Tuesday expressed concern over the Brahmaputra river being polluted by China, parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar assured the House that he will take up the issue at the “highest level” in the government.

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his Assam counterpart Sarbananda Sonowal have also raised the issue with the central government.


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