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

TN BJP accuses DMK-Cong of politicising Cauvery issue

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

BJP's unit today accused and of politicising the Cauvery issue and asserted the Centre was not going back on setting up the Cauvery Management Board.

Party state President Tamilisai Soundararajan charged the and parties with "not doing anything" on the Cauvery issue when they were in power in the State and Centre respectively.



Speaking to reporters at airport she said the two parties were now alleging that had not protected the interests of farmers of Cauvery Delta region in Tamil Nadu.

She said the did not "focus on harnessing water resources, and rain water harvesting," during its tenure in Tamil Nadu.

"Making such an accusation (against BJP) is blatantly wrong," she said against the backdrop of allegations by parties including the and for "betraying the interests of and farmers."

After the Central government recently told the Supreme that setting up the CMB fell in the domain of Parliament, and took a stance against immediately setting up the Board, the Saffron party became the target for attack by all the parties in including the ruling and Opposition.

said the Centre was not going back on setting up the Cauvery Management Board.

By complying with norms, she said the Centre would take a decision on the issue after a high-level committee submitted its report in Supreme on the ground situation in the Cauvery Basin regions of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. She expressed confidence that "CMB will be set up" by the Centre.

Soundararajan lauded Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for taking legal efforts on the Cauvery issue and for approaching the Supreme Court.

She said if the led an all party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Mukherjee on the issue, her party will not participate in it. She, however, said will be part of such initiatives by the government.

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

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

TN BJP accuses DMK-Cong of politicising Cauvery issue

BJP's Tamil Nadu unit today accused DMK and Congress of politicising the Cauvery issue and asserted the Centre was not going back on setting up the Cauvery Management Board. Party state President Tamilisai Soundararajan charged the DMK and Congress parties with "not doing anything" on the Cauvery issue when they were in power in the State and Centre respectively. Speaking to reporters at airport she said the two parties were now alleging that BJP had not protected the interests of farmers of Cauvery Delta region in Tamil Nadu. She said the DMK did not "focus on harnessing water resources, and rain water harvesting," during its tenure in Tamil Nadu. "Making such an accusation (against BJP) is blatantly wrong," she said against the backdrop of allegations by Tamil Nadu parties including the DMK and Congress for "betraying the interests of Tamil Nadu and farmers." After the Central government recently told the Supreme Court that setting up the CMB fell in the ... BJP's unit today accused and of politicising the Cauvery issue and asserted the Centre was not going back on setting up the Cauvery Management Board.

Party state President Tamilisai Soundararajan charged the and parties with "not doing anything" on the Cauvery issue when they were in power in the State and Centre respectively.

Speaking to reporters at airport she said the two parties were now alleging that had not protected the interests of farmers of Cauvery Delta region in Tamil Nadu.

She said the did not "focus on harnessing water resources, and rain water harvesting," during its tenure in Tamil Nadu.

"Making such an accusation (against BJP) is blatantly wrong," she said against the backdrop of allegations by parties including the and for "betraying the interests of and farmers."

After the Central government recently told the Supreme that setting up the CMB fell in the domain of Parliament, and took a stance against immediately setting up the Board, the Saffron party became the target for attack by all the parties in including the ruling and Opposition.

said the Centre was not going back on setting up the Cauvery Management Board.

By complying with norms, she said the Centre would take a decision on the issue after a high-level committee submitted its report in Supreme on the ground situation in the Cauvery Basin regions of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. She expressed confidence that "CMB will be set up" by the Centre.

Soundararajan lauded Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for taking legal efforts on the Cauvery issue and for approaching the Supreme Court.

She said if the led an all party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Mukherjee on the issue, her party will not participate in it. She, however, said will be part of such initiatives by the government.

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

image
Business Standard
177 22

TN BJP accuses DMK-Cong of politicising Cauvery issue

BJP's unit today accused and of politicising the Cauvery issue and asserted the Centre was not going back on setting up the Cauvery Management Board.

Party state President Tamilisai Soundararajan charged the and parties with "not doing anything" on the Cauvery issue when they were in power in the State and Centre respectively.

Speaking to reporters at airport she said the two parties were now alleging that had not protected the interests of farmers of Cauvery Delta region in Tamil Nadu.

She said the did not "focus on harnessing water resources, and rain water harvesting," during its tenure in Tamil Nadu.

"Making such an accusation (against BJP) is blatantly wrong," she said against the backdrop of allegations by parties including the and for "betraying the interests of and farmers."

After the Central government recently told the Supreme that setting up the CMB fell in the domain of Parliament, and took a stance against immediately setting up the Board, the Saffron party became the target for attack by all the parties in including the ruling and Opposition.

said the Centre was not going back on setting up the Cauvery Management Board.

By complying with norms, she said the Centre would take a decision on the issue after a high-level committee submitted its report in Supreme on the ground situation in the Cauvery Basin regions of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. She expressed confidence that "CMB will be set up" by the Centre.

Soundararajan lauded Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for taking legal efforts on the Cauvery issue and for approaching the Supreme Court.

She said if the led an all party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Mukherjee on the issue, her party will not participate in it. She, however, said will be part of such initiatives by the government.

(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