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22 Oct 2018, Edition - 1196, Monday

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Tamilnadu News

CM should lead all party leader delegation to meet Modi for Cauvery water: Stalin

Covai Post Network

Chennai : DMK leader M.K.Stalin on Thursday said the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami along with leaders of various political parties should meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urge him to set up Cauvery Management Board.

Speaking at the all party meeting held at the state secretariat here Stalin said the state should give sufficient pressure to the central government to set up the Cauvery Management Board within six weeks from the date of apex court’s judgement, that is, 16.2.2018.

According to Stalin, the Tamil Nadu government should also see the legal ways to get higher allocation of Cauvery river water as the Supreme Court has cut down the state’s share by 14.75 thousand million cubic feet (TMC).

The Supreme Court on Feb 16, 2018 reduced Tamil Nadu’s share of the Cauvery river water to 177.25 TMC, down from 192 TMC allocated by a tribunal in 2007.

Stalin said the state government should form a separate ministry for water resources and also come out with a separate budget for agriculture.

He also said the government should form Water Security Board to oversee saving of Cauvery river water and prudent usage of water.

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