Cauvery water dispute: Don’t handle dispute with eye on Karnataka elections, DMK tells BJP

Cauvery water dispute: Don’t handle dispute with eye on Karnataka elections, DMK tells BJP

February 28, 2018

Chennai:  The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) yesterday flayed the BJP at the Centre on the Cauvery water dispute, saying it should not handle the matter with an eye on “electoral gains” in Karnataka elections, the upper riparian State in the river water sharing dispute.

“The Prime Minister maintaining silence on the Cauvery issue by not speaking about it when he came to Tamil Nadu… is condemnable,” M.K. Stalin, leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, said in a tweet.

Modi had attended the launch of the State Government’s “Amma scooter scheme” last week. At the time, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami had urged him to expedite the formation of the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee as per the directions of the Supreme Court.

“The Cauvery Management Board should be constituted within six weeks. Don’t make Tamil Nadu a protest zone for electoral gains in Karnataka,” Stalin said in another tweet.


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