You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

DMK seeks President's intervention in Cauvery water dispute

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A delegation of leaders today President and sought his intervention in resolving the Cauvery water sharing issue and submitted a memorandum in this regard.

Led by MP Kanimozhi, the delegation Mukherjee and urged him to constitute the Cauvery Management Board at the earliest.



"We have sought the President's intervention in the Cauvery water dispute. We have also sought permission to meet the Prime Minister to discuss the issue," Kanimozhi told reporters.

In its memorandum, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam sought a President's directive to the Water Resources Ministry to constitute the Cauvery Management Board.

It also pointed out the plight of the farmers in and the increasing number of suicide cases.

"If the Government of fails to constitute an authority to manage Cauvery water distribution process, the same will continue further and we may have to face further distress suicides among the farmers of Tamil Nadu," it said.

Kanimozhi was accompanied by MPs T K S Elangovan, R S Bharathi and Thiruchi Siva at the meeting.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

DMK seeks President's intervention in Cauvery water dispute

A delegation of DMK leaders today met President Pranab Mukherjee and sought his intervention in resolving the Cauvery water sharing issue and submitted a memorandum in this regard. Led by Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, the delegation met Mukherjee and urged him to constitute the Cauvery Management Board at the earliest. "We have sought the President's intervention in the Cauvery water dispute. We have also sought permission to meet the Prime Minister to discuss the issue," Kanimozhi told reporters. In its memorandum, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam sought a President's directive to the Water Resources Ministry to constitute the Cauvery Management Board. It also pointed out the plight of the farmers in Tamil Nadu and the increasing number of suicide cases. "If the Government of India fails to constitute an authority to manage Cauvery water distribution process, the same will continue further and we may have to face further distress suicides among the farmers of Tamil Nadu," it ... A delegation of leaders today President and sought his intervention in resolving the Cauvery water sharing issue and submitted a memorandum in this regard.

Led by MP Kanimozhi, the delegation Mukherjee and urged him to constitute the Cauvery Management Board at the earliest.

"We have sought the President's intervention in the Cauvery water dispute. We have also sought permission to meet the Prime Minister to discuss the issue," Kanimozhi told reporters.

In its memorandum, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam sought a President's directive to the Water Resources Ministry to constitute the Cauvery Management Board.

It also pointed out the plight of the farmers in and the increasing number of suicide cases.

"If the Government of fails to constitute an authority to manage Cauvery water distribution process, the same will continue further and we may have to face further distress suicides among the farmers of Tamil Nadu," it said.

Kanimozhi was accompanied by MPs T K S Elangovan, R S Bharathi and Thiruchi Siva at the meeting.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

DMK seeks President's intervention in Cauvery water dispute

A delegation of leaders today President and sought his intervention in resolving the Cauvery water sharing issue and submitted a memorandum in this regard.

Led by MP Kanimozhi, the delegation Mukherjee and urged him to constitute the Cauvery Management Board at the earliest.

"We have sought the President's intervention in the Cauvery water dispute. We have also sought permission to meet the Prime Minister to discuss the issue," Kanimozhi told reporters.

In its memorandum, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam sought a President's directive to the Water Resources Ministry to constitute the Cauvery Management Board.

It also pointed out the plight of the farmers in and the increasing number of suicide cases.

"If the Government of fails to constitute an authority to manage Cauvery water distribution process, the same will continue further and we may have to face further distress suicides among the farmers of Tamil Nadu," it said.

Kanimozhi was accompanied by MPs T K S Elangovan, R S Bharathi and Thiruchi Siva at the meeting.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard