[News] Not In A Position To Release Cauvery Water To Tamil Nadu, Says Karnataka

Cauvery Water

The Karnataka government said it was not in a position to release Cauvery river water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu even as the Supreme Court sought to know the quantum of water that can be spared. KarnatakaWater Resources Minister M.B. Patil stated that there is a total of nine tmc water in all the four reservoirs coming under the Cauvery basin.That 9 tmc water is not enough for their own state’s drinking needs and crops .The Minister through a video message stated that “In this circumstance we cannot obey today’s Supreme Court’s order, as we don’t have water. We will inform the Supreme Court about availability of water currently and our needs.”

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