Cauvery dispute: SC says Karnataka to get additional 14.75 TMC while TN 177.25 TMC

Feb 16 2018 11:27 AM
Cauvery dispute: SC says Karnataka to get additional 14.75 TMC while TN 177.25 TMC

As the verdict on Cauvery dispute is final by high court On which many leaders also stated their views like as follows, Tamil Nadu states it's disappointing, but will study judgment and take 'appropriate steps'

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge says verdict will help Bengaluru Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress' leader from Karnataka, has said Bengaluru is a city with a huge population with huge water requirements and needs more water to get through its water scarcity crisis.

Navneeth Krishnan, counsel for Tamil Nadu, says the Tamil Nadu government will study the judgment and take appropriate steps. He said they will respect the law, and that the government is "definitely" capable of handling the situation.

However, he said that he is disappointed with the reduction in water to the state.Karnataka says it's 'very happy' with court verdict

Karnataka has called it a "balanced verdict" and said it's "very happy" with the allocation given to it by the Supreme Court. It said Bangalore's water crisis will be greatly eased due to the allocation.
Bengaluru to receive additional 4 TMC of water

The city recently came second in a list of 11 cities that are facing the imminent threat of running out of water based on an UN-backed study.Karnataka says its allocation has increased

"Our allocation has been substantially enhanced, and we will get an additional 14 TMC of water. Bengaluru city, which was facing water shortage, alone will get an additional 4.7 TMC water," says Brijesh Kalappa, Supreme Court advocate.Karnataka asked to provide Tamil Nadu with 177 TMC of water. The Supreme Court asked Karnataka to provide Tamil Nadu with 177 TMC of Cauvery water. The court also said Karnataka will get 14.75 TMC of additional water.

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