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Stick to decision of all-party meeting on Cauvery issue: Stalin to TN government

IANS  |  Chennai 

M.on Thursday said the official team from that will be participating in the talks on the Cauvery river water issue should stick to the decision taken at the all-party meeting held here.

In a post, Stalin said the official team participating in the talks on the Cauvery river water issue should stress on setting up of the within six weeks of the order delivered last month.

He said the official team should not agree with any other interim arrangement without the consent of the all political parties and the associations.

On February 22, at a meeting of leaders of all political parties and representatives of associations here, it was decided that would lead a delegation to meet and urge him to set up and

However, Modi had suggested the delegation to meet the for Water Resources first, which all the political parties in -- barring the ruling AIADMK -- said was an insult to the people of the state.

Later the central government decided to call a meeting of Chief Secretaries of four states -- Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Puducherry -- to discuss the Caurvery water issue on Friday.

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

The had 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.



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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 22:52 IST