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Pakistan: A 200 kilometer journey on foot against Dams on River Indus, Sindh Peoples Long March, October 10-25, 2018 October 22,2018   |  Source: Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF)

The Indus River: The Indus River also locally called Sindhu is one of the longest rivers in Asia. Originating in the Tibetan Plateau, the final destination of the river is Indus River Delta in district Thatta of Sindh, the southern province of the country. It is the longest river and national river of Pakistan. The river has historically been important to many cultures of the region. The Indus River came into the knowledge of the West early in the Classical Period, when King Darius of Persia sent his Greek subject Scylax of Caryandato explore the river, ca. 515 BC. The Indus is one of the few rivers in the world to exhibit a tidal bore.

The Indus River Delta: The Indus River Delta forms where the Indus River flows into the Arabian Sea, in the Southern Sindh province of Pakistan. The delta covers an area of about 41,440 km² (16,000 square miles), and is approximately 210 km (130 mi) across where it meets the sea. Since the 1940s, the delta has received less water as a result of large-scale irrigation works capturing large amounts of the Indus water before it reaches the delta. The result has been catastrophic for both the environment and the local population.

The experts along with the provincial government of Sindh agree on the fact that a fresh water flow of 30 MAF is

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