SC reserves its judgement over Cauvery water issue

19 October 2016, 04:42 PM
Cauvery water issue
Cauvery water issue

Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved order on maintainability on appeal of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against Tribunal's order of 2007.

The Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal announced its final verdict on 5 February 2007.According to its verdict Tamil Nadu gets 419 TMC of Cauvery  water while Karnataka gets 270 TMC.

Karnataka was on Tuesday directed to keep releasing 2,000 cusecs Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu till further orders by the Supreme Court

The apex court also order both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to maintain peace and harmony in the respective states. 

Earlier, on October 4, the Supreme Court had ordered the Karnataka government to release 2,000 cusecs of water per day to Tamil Nadu from October 7 to 18.

First Published: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 04:31 PM
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