The AIADMK in Puducherry on Monday urged Chief Minister N Rangasamy to take an all-party delegation to satisfy the Union Jal Shakthi Minister and urge the Centre to stop Karnataka from implementing the Mekedatu challenge throughout Cauvery river.
Former AIADMK legislator and secretary of the occasion’s Puducherry unit (East district) A Anbalagan offered a letter to the Chief Minister and in addition to PWD Minister Ok Lakshminarayanan individually on Monday with this request.
He later informed reporters that the Mekedatu dam would spell havoc to the ryots of Karaikal area of the Union Territory as circulate of Cauvery water to Puducherry, one of many riparian states, could be hit if the reservoir got here up throughout the river.
The pursuits of the ryots of Tamilnadu and Karaikal could be at stake, Anbalagan mentioned.
He demanded that the federal government prepare for a delegation to satisfy Union Jal Shakthi Minister Gajendra Singh Shekawat to stop Karnataka from going forward with the dam challenge.
On July 14, the AINRC-led NDA authorities determined to oppose building of the dam.
A gathering held on this regard felt that the circulate of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and consequently to Karaikal, an enclave of this union territory depending on it for agricultural operations, could be hit if the dam was constructed.