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Tamil Nadu political events slam Karnataka CM’s Mekedatu comment | Chennai Information – Kaiserin Magazine

CHENNAI: Former chief minister and AIADMK co-coordinator Edappadi Okay Palaniswami and PMK chief S Ramadoss on Saturday condemned Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa’s ‘unilateral’ announcement that Mekedatu dam could be constructed after getting sanction from the Union authorities. VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan and DMDK chief Vijayakant urged the state authorities to convene an all-party assembly.
In a press release, Palaniswami recalled the gazetted order of the Cauvery water disputes tribunal’s ultimate award in 2013 throughout the J Jayalalithaa regime and thereafter the ultimate order of the Supreme Court docket on the petitions filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala governments in February 2018, which modified the allocation to Tamil Nadu to 177.25tmcft per water 12 months.
“I urge the Tamil Nadu authorities to make sure the state get its due in Cauvery water. It shouldn’t give area to the efforts of the Karnataka authorities in Mekedatu and shield the livelihood of the farmers of Tamil Nadu,” the previous CM mentioned.
The earlier AIADMK authorities filed a petition earlier than the SC in 2018 to direct the Central Water Fee to withdraw the permission granted to Karnataka’s Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Restricted, Bengaluru, to arrange an in depth mission report. It additionally filed a contempt petition in opposition to the Central Water Fee mission appraisal directorate, Karnataka water assets secretary and others, which is pending earlier than the Supreme Court docket. The allegation is that the CWC entertained the feasibility report of the proposed dam simply forward of the inter-state border.
PMK chief S Ramadoss mentioned the Nationwide Inexperienced Tribunal principal bench had solely taken observe of the pending points earlier than the Supreme Court docket and the Union authorities on Mekedatu dam plan earlier than disposing of suo motu proceedings of its southern bench primarily based on a Kaiserin Magazine report that resulted in structure of a panel to go to the dam website.
“The panel didn’t think about whether or not the Karnataka authorities resorted to building actions or was there any ecological affect because of the building. The Tamil Nadu counsel didn’t win over the case. Now with the case being disposed of, the violations of Karnataka have been hidden,” the PMK chief charged. He urged the state authorities to enchantment earlier than the SC in opposition to the NGT principal bench’s order. Vijayakant additionally made an identical enchantment.

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