Talking to reporters here, Rangasamy, also opposition leader, said, "the territorial government has not taken appropriate steps to mount pressure on the Centre to form the CMB."
Rangasamy said AINRC MLAs had participated in the joint meeting of leaders and MLAs convened by Puducherry government recently to discuss the Cauvery issue.
A three-time Chief Minister, the AINRC chief said as the Congress is ruling Karnataka, the Congress government in Puducherry was not keen on fighting it to get Karaikal region its due share of Cauvery water.
Rangasamy claimed hehad left no stone unturned to ensure the welfare of Karaikal farmers, when he was the Chief Minister.
AINRC is the main opposition party with a strength of eight MLAs.
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