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DMK Working President MK Stalin today expressed concern over Andhra Pradesh's efforts to build check dams across river Palar and urged the Tamil Nadu government to form a River Protection Committee to handle such issues.
Andhra Pradesh's move will immediately affect Vellore district, he said.
He called for constituting an River Protection Committee to be headed by an IAS officer to oversee the measures taken to monitor inter-state disputes and take preventinve measures to uphold the state's interests in water disputes, he said.
Andhra government's move to construct a check dam across Palar river has drawn opposition from various quarters in Tamil Nadu.
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