Will uphold state’s rights on Cauvery, says Tamil Nadu chief minister | india news

File photo of Cauvery river flowing in to Kallanai Dam in Tiruchirapalli district of Tamil Nadu.

Assuring that pursuits of Tamil Nadu and its farmers can be secured within the Cauvery situation, chief minister Ok Palaniswami on Saturday mentioned the state will oppose the Central authorities’s petition within the apex court docket and search that the river water administration board be arrange without delay.

He mentioned he has directed counsel for the state to argue in “an efficient method” within the Supreme Courtroom to reject the Central authorities’s clarification plea, which he mentioned was in opposition to the court docket verdict, on the admission stage itself and search crucial instructions to arrange the Cauvery Administration Board (CMB) and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC).

Charging the opposition DMK with not doing something on the difficulty regardless of being a part of the Congress-led UPA for ten years, Palaniswami recalled the steps taken by late chief minister J Jayalalithaa to get the ultimate award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal notified within the authorities gazette.

“The federal government, which is performing on the trail laid down by Amma, will take all steps to uphold Tamil Nadu’s rights on the difficulty of Cauvery and shield the pursuits of farmers”, he added.

In a bid to purchase time, the Central authorities on Saturday moved the Supreme Courtroom submitting a clarification petition and asking for 3 months for implementing its judgment in view of the Might meeting elections in Karnataka whereas the Tamil Nadu authorities sought contempt proceedings in opposition to the Centre for its failure to represent the CMB and the CWRC as directed by the highest court docket.

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