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Centre in process to set up Cauvery management board: Tamil Nadu Governor

IANS  |  Chennai 

on Tuesday said Cauvery issue was close to his heart and has been assured by that the matter relating to the constitution of a river management board was under process.

Addressing a press conference, he said he had talked to Gadkari on Tuesday who told him that the issue "was under preparation and we are doing it".

He dismissed any in the matter, saying he was sure that something positive will be done for the farmers and people of

Purohit said the Cauvery issue was close to his heart and within a week of his taking over as last October he had attended a Governor's conference in where in a speech he had said that farmers of Delta region in were dependent on waters of Cauvery.

"The farmers are agitated over the issue. Hence, it is reiterated that and Cauvery water regulatory committee are constituted immediately in accordance with the final order of the "

has been rocked by protests of late over the Centre's failure to constitute the within six months of the verdict in February.

Asked about the demand of opposition parties led by for an appointment with Narendra Modi, he said the demand has been forwarded.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 20:24 IST
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