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Pondy govt has failed to pressure Centre on forming CMB

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Former Minister N Rangasamy today charged the Narayanasamy-led government here with failing to press the Centre on forming the

Talking to reporters here, Rangasamy, also opposition leader, said, "the territorial government has not taken appropriate steps to mount pressure on the Centre to form the CMB."

Rangasamy said MLAs had participated in the joint meeting of leaders and MLAs convened by government recently to discuss the Cauvery issue.

A three-time Minister, the said as the is ruling Karnataka, the government in was not keen on fighting it to get Karaikal region its due share of Cauvery water.

Rangasamy claimed hehad left no stone unturned to ensure the welfare of Karaikal farmers, when he was the Chief Minister.

He said Narayanasamy should have met during the latter's visit to Chennai on Thursday and presented a petition to urge the Centre set up the CMB.

The former said he along with his party functionaries would soon meet Modi in to press for the CMB.

is the main opposition party with a strength of eight MLAs.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 16:45 IST