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In a opposite move, the Bangladeshi government has recently said that Teesta River is no more an issue between
Indian and Bangladesh. A pending agreement is in place to be signed between two countries for sharing of river's water,
but statements coming from the Bangladesh government indicates that the agreement will not be signed soon.
Teesta River originates from Pauhunri glacier, located on the border of Sikkim, India and Tibet,
China in Eastern Himalayas. Teesta flows through the Indian states of West Bengal and Sikkim through
Bangladesh before emptying to the Bay of Bengal.
Teesta is the fourth largest trans boundary river shared between India and Bangladesh after Ganges, Brahmaputra,
and Meghna river systems.