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Gange river ends up in Farakka dam, built on the border with Bangladesh and source of tension between New Delhi and Dacca. Fishermen along the river bank in Farakka, India 2013<br />
At 18 km from the border with Bangladesh, India has built the great Farakka dam that diverts most of the waters of the Ganges to Calcutta.<br />
As a result of this work, during the dry season the river flow in Bangladesh fell by 70%.