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Cauvery: Situation does not call for meet with anyone, says TN

Press Trust of India  |  Salem (TN) 

Chief Minister K Palaniswami has said the present situation does not call for any discussion with anyone over the issue of sharing of water, as the was waiting for the final verdict of the

When asked whether he would meet or his counterpart in Karnataka, where the Assembly polls have concluded, Palaniswami said, "The situation does not call for a meeting with anyone at this stage."

"We have crossed that stage. We have come to a situation where we are awaiting the final verdict from the (on the constitution of Cauvery Management Board)," he said.

"We have been engaged in a legal battle for 32 years (with Karnataka)....," he added.

The had on May 3 taken strong note of the Centre for not framing the Cauvery management scheme to implement its verdict on river water sharing between four southern states, even as attacked the union government for its "partisan" attitude saying this was the "end of cooperative federalism."

The Centre had told the top court that Cabinet approval for the scheme could not be obtained since and his cabinet colleagues were busy in the poll campaign.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 17:15 IST