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Mahanadi dispute: CPI(M) signature campaign for tribunal

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The CPI(M) in today said it would launch a state-wide signature campaign seeking people's support for setting up a tribunal to resolve the water dispute between and Chhattishgarh.

"We will collect signature of 30 lakh people from 30 districts of the state and send them to Modi. A copy of the signatures will also be submitted to the state government," CPI(M) Ali Kishore Patnaik told reporters here today.

Stating that the CPI(M) was the first to raise the demand for setting up a tribunal to resolve dispute, Patnaik said a resolution in this regard was passed in the party's recently concluded conference held at Berhampur.

Patnaik said the central should be put under pressure to set up the tribunal.

He also criticised the Chhattishgarh for constructing projects on the upstream of

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 22:35 IST