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Kerala to file interim petition on PAP violations by TN

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

will soon file an interim in the Supreme listing out 'violations' by in the Parambikulam-Aliyar Project (PAP) pact in the present water year.

The decision was taken at a high level meeting of reconstituted inter-state river management committee, convened by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here last evening.

Observing that was repeatedly violating the PAP agreement, the meeting asked the state Advocate General to file the in this regard at the apex court, an official statement said.

Vijayan said the would ensure that the state's interests in issues related to inter-state river water sharing would be protected.

The meeting also decided to look into the possibilities of resolving the inter-state disputes with through Chief Secretary level talks, it said.

Besides PAP pact, the other water disputes connected to Mullaperiyar, and Neyyar rivers also came up for discussion.

A decision was taken to implement various projects to ensure the complete utilisation of the 30 TMC water allotted to as per the orders of the River Water Tribunal, the statement added.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 17:22 IST