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Centre has no option except Cauvery Management Board: TN CM

IANS  |  Chennai 

Chief Minister on Saturday asserted that the central government has to set up the and in line with the apex court's order.

In a statement here, Palaniswami said officials from the state clearly conveyed this aspect at a meeting called by the on Friday in

Palaniswami also said that the Members of Parliament from are protesting in demanding the setting up of the and

The apex court, on February 16, had ordered the central government to set up the and the within six weeks.

The has reduced Tamil Nadu's share in the Cauvery water to 177.25 thousand million cubic feet (TMC), down from 192 TMC allocated by a tribunal in 2007.

He said the in its February 16 order has clearly said a scheme has to be drawn up to implement the final award and other orders of given on February 5, 2007.

Palaniswami said the scheme is nothing but setting up of and

He also said the Supreme Court, in its February 16 order, while changing the share of Caurvery water between and Tamil Nadu, has clearly said there is no change in the award given by the

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 17:24 IST
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