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CM Palaniswami seeks a meeting with Siddaramaiah over Cauvery issue

Palaniswami hails from the Mysuru region and any perceived move in favour of Tamil Nadu could hurt him politically

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Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had resorted to a legal battle and scorned any mention of talks with Karnataka to resolve the Cauvery water dispute. Her successors seem less rigid. With just a few weeks to go for the Supreme Court verdict on the issue, current Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Edappadi K Palaniswami has sought a meeting with Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. The Karnataka CM, who had to tell the neighbouring state last year that releasing even the allocated water would be tough due to a weak monsoon, is undecided. He hails

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First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 10:52 PM IST

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