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Cauvery water sharing dispute: Karnataka all-party team to meet PM on February 18

Press Trust of India
Feb 13, 2013 at 10:50pm IST

Bangalore: An all-party delegation from Karnataka would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday to apprise him of the state's position on the Cauvery issue. The announcement to take a delegation of floor leaders of both Houses of the state legislature to New Delhi was made by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar in the Assembly on Wednesday.

The BJP government has been facing fire from opposition Congress and JD-S for releasing Cauvery water in compliance with the February seven order of the Supreme Court.

ALSO SEE SC directs Karnataka to release more Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu for paddy crop

The apex court had directed Karnataka to immediately release 2.44 TMC feet of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu whose plea for 12 TMC ft was refused.

Cauvery issue: Karnataka all-party team to meet PM

The BJP govt has been facing fire from Congress and JD-S for releasing water in compliance with the Feb 7 order of the SC.

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