: ফেনী নদী Feni Nodi
) is a river in the Indian state
and southeastern Bangladesh
. It is a trans-boundary river
with an on-going dispute.But recently India, Bangladesh finalised deal on Teesta, Feni river waters
Course of the river
Feni River originates in South Tripura district
and flows through Sabroom
town and then enters Bangladesh. Muhuri River
, also called Little Feni, from Noakhali District
joins it near its mouth. The river is navigable throughout the year by small boats up to Ramgarh, some 80 km upstream.
The question of sharing of the waters of the river between India and Pakistan was discussed way back in 1958.
Reports from Pakistan say, “India is trying to withdraw water from Feni River for irrigation projects in exchange of resolving erosion problem in Bangladesh side of this bordering river.”
According to statement on sharing of river waters with Bangladesh, released by India, “Feni River has been added to its mandate in the 36th JRC meeting. A decision was taken in the meeting that the Ministers of Water Resources of both the countries would visit the sites where developmental works have been held up. This Joint Inspection of various locations of developmental and flood protection works on common rivers was held from September 14-21,... Read More