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Centre must constitute Cauvery board for fair water distribution: DMK

Various farmers' organisations on Monday staged a protest in various parts of the Tamil Nadu, demanding the constitution of a Cauvery board

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Farmers and opposition parties members staging a rail roko agitation at Trichy over the Cauvery water issue
Farmers and opposition parties members staging a rail roko agitation at Trichy over the Cauvery water issue

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday urged the Centre to constitute a management board to ensure fair water distribution between the states of and Karnataka.

leader T K S Elangovan said, "It is the duty of the Government of India to form the management board after not obeying the tribunal order, because the tribunal order is equivalent to the order of the Supreme Court."

"There should be a management board to decide how the distribution should be made with the available water. The agitation was a successful one which showed the Government of India that the people of are united," he added.

Various farmers' organisations and opposition parties on Monday staged a protest in various parts of the Tamil Nadu, demanding the constitution of a board.

The protests were held against the stance of BJP-led government in the which opposed the immediate setting up of the board.

Thousands of protestors participated in rail roko demonstrations, courted arrest and were lodged in the community and marriage halls. Police said they were likely to be released later on Tuesday.

The protestors on Monday began a 48-hour rail blockade demanding the constitution of a board.

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Centre must constitute Cauvery board for fair water distribution: DMK

Various farmers' organisations on Monday staged a protest in various parts of the Tamil Nadu, demanding the constitution of a Cauvery board

Various farmers' organisations on Monday staged a protest in various parts of the Tamil Nadu, demanding the constitution of a Cauvery board
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday urged the Centre to constitute a management board to ensure fair water distribution between the states of and Karnataka.

leader T K S Elangovan said, "It is the duty of the Government of India to form the management board after not obeying the tribunal order, because the tribunal order is equivalent to the order of the Supreme Court."

"There should be a management board to decide how the distribution should be made with the available water. The agitation was a successful one which showed the Government of India that the people of are united," he added.

Various farmers' organisations and opposition parties on Monday staged a protest in various parts of the Tamil Nadu, demanding the constitution of a board.

The protests were held against the stance of BJP-led government in the which opposed the immediate setting up of the board.

Thousands of protestors participated in rail roko demonstrations, courted arrest and were lodged in the community and marriage halls. Police said they were likely to be released later on Tuesday.

The protestors on Monday began a 48-hour rail blockade demanding the constitution of a board.
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Centre must constitute Cauvery board for fair water distribution: DMK

Various farmers' organisations on Monday staged a protest in various parts of the Tamil Nadu, demanding the constitution of a Cauvery board

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday urged the Centre to constitute a management board to ensure fair water distribution between the states of and Karnataka.

leader T K S Elangovan said, "It is the duty of the Government of India to form the management board after not obeying the tribunal order, because the tribunal order is equivalent to the order of the Supreme Court."

"There should be a management board to decide how the distribution should be made with the available water. The agitation was a successful one which showed the Government of India that the people of are united," he added.

Various farmers' organisations and opposition parties on Monday staged a protest in various parts of the Tamil Nadu, demanding the constitution of a board.

The protests were held against the stance of BJP-led government in the which opposed the immediate setting up of the board.

Thousands of protestors participated in rail roko demonstrations, courted arrest and were lodged in the community and marriage halls. Police said they were likely to be released later on Tuesday.

The protestors on Monday began a 48-hour rail blockade demanding the constitution of a board.

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