SC eclipses Cauvery panel order, asks for release of 6,000 cusecs

SC eclipses Cauvery panel order, asks for release of 6,000 cusecs

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu every day till September 27, overriding the Cauvery Supervisory Committee’s order of 3,000 cusecs.

The bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, giving the direction to Karnataka, also directed the central government to constitute a Cauvery Management Board in four weeks time and report to the court with notification of it being set up.

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