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

Karna releasing 25-30% of Cauvery inflow to TN daily: Patil

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

is releasing 25 to 30 per cent of total inflows in basin to every day as per a Supreme order, state minister M B Patil said here today.

The state had also since June 1 released 2.2 tmc ft water to the neighbouring state, he said.

"We are releasing 25 to 30 per cent of the inflow of water in basin every day to as per the Supreme order," the water minister told reporters here.

He said that in July, the basin should have received 1,000 tmc ft of water, but had not got it. Hence, the state was not in a position to spare the stipulated 34 tmc ft to

On July 2, farmers had staged protests at Gajalagere and Ilavala villages in Mandya district of Karnataka, flaying the for releasing water instead of taking steps to increase storage level at KRS Dam.

The farmers and pro-outfits had also staged protests on June 30 by getting down into a bathing ghat in Srirangapatna against the release of water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

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

First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 18:42 IST