Cauvery Issue: SC pulls up K’taka, orders it to release water

Cauvery Issue: SC pulls up K’taka, orders it to release water

Sep 30, 2016, PTI/Agencies: The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up Karnataka for its defiant stand on releasing Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu and ordered it to release 6000 cusecs of water between Oct 1 and Oct 6.

The apex court stated that Karnataka is flouting orders and creating a situation where the majesty of law is being dented. Wrath of law will fall upon Karnataka in case of any further defiance of Cauvery order the SC warned.

It also asked the Centre to set up the Cauvery Water Management Board by October 4, while directing Karnataka, TN, Kerala, Puducherry to give names of members for the board by tomorrow.

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