Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Mekedatu reservoir not to be built on Cauvery without consulting Tamil Nadu, assures Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has assured that Mekedatu reservoir will not be built on Cauvery river without consulting Tamil Nadu. Talking to newsmen after a meeting the Union Minister at Delhi, Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister Durai Murugan told that assurance was given by the Minister today.

He also said that a memorandum containing the appeals of Tamil Nadu had been given to the Minister. He said that the state had not received even 8 TMC water from Cauvery this year. Tamil Nadu has also urged the Union Government to appoint a full-time Chairperson for the Cauvery River Authority.

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