October 14, 2016
Thanjavur : Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao said that he would do his best to resolve the Cauvery dispute.
Accepting felicitations offered at a function held at Tamil University in Thanjavur today, the governor said that India was the richest country in the world in 1750 and was referred to as the “golden bird” for generations for the hard work that farmers put in.
Referring to the Cauvery issue, the governor said that farmers in the area presented a memorandum to him. “I shall definitely do my best to see that the issue is solved,” the governor said. He also pointed out that Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had dictated a half-hour speech to be delivered in Delhi regarding the Cauvery dispute. “I will concentrate on this and will do the best I can do,” he added.
The felicitation function was organised by the Chennai Tamil Sangam to felicitate the governor for having dedicated great naval emperor Rajendra Chola’s portrait to Mazagon Dock in Maharashtra.
Dr T Elangovan, chairman, Chennai Tamil Sangam, presided over the function. Collector A Annadurai, Tamil University vice-chancellor G Bhaskaran, MP K Parasuraman and others participated.