Artificial flooding of Assanora river is created in order to facilitate irrigation.
Bandaras (artificially constructed blockades) function to facilitate irrigation project over flowing Assanora river. How natural it is to block flowing rivers? Is blocking of rivers a solution to the crisis of our times? Think about it!
River is under threat due to mining activities in nearby villages of Advalpal and Sirgao. There is likelihood that that natural water supply to this river may be drastically reduced due to mining activities.