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Prove sceptics wrong on Cauvery Management Board issue, Haasan tells PM

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

chief today urged to immediately set up the Cauvery Management Board, saying it was his duty to prove wrong the notion that it was being delayed due to the assembly polls in

Setting up the CMB was also the Centre's constitutional duty, he said.

"You must be aware of the agitations that have gripped Nadu due to the injustice meted out," the said in a letter to Modi, a copy of which was released to the media here.

People were dismayed by the delay in setting up the CMB, Haasan said and added that they were holding protests "to get justice".

"The has already performed its constitutional role by delivering its judgment. It is now the turn of your government to perform its constitutional duty and implement the order," he said.

Recalling Modi's earlier stint as chief minister, Haasan said he already had the experience of sharing water among four states through the

"Please do the needful as our and set up the CMB to ensure implementation of the apex court order in letter and spirit," Haasan said.

"All sections of people have started to believe that the delay (in forming CMB) is due to the ensuing election in and your party's interest in it," he claimed.

"It is your duty as the of our country to prove this wrong by immediately acting as per the order," Haasan said.

The said he was sure that would fulfil his duty towards the people and farmers of Nadu by setting up the CMB immediately.

and Puducherry should also get their rightful share as per the apex court verdict, he said.

Constituting the CMB was of utmost importance to ensure this, he said, adding, he looked forward to immediate action.

In a video clip of little over one minute, Haasan made the same plea to to set up the CMB and do justice.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 17:55 IST