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Harnek Singh, a farmer at village Khunimajra, some 25km form Chandigarh, in his field next to the submerged water pump. The pump's engine is 270ft underground while the ground water level is 650ft deep. He complaines tht the state government does not supply enough electricity for him to water his fields. Electricity is suplied for only three hours every day, between 8-11am. Farmers in punjab are facing problems of depleting levels of underground water levels that in some places is as deep as 700ft.

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Harnek Singh, a farmer at village Khunimajra, some 25km form Chandigarh, in his field next to the submerged water pump. The pump's engine is 270ft underground while the ground water level is 650ft deep. He complaines tht the state government does not supply enough electricity for him to water his fields. Electricity is suplied for only  three hours every day, between 8-11am. Farmers in punjab are facing problems of depleting levels of underground water levels that in some places is as deep as 700ft.