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TN has no jurisdiction over Mekedatu talks: CM

TN has no jurisdiction over Mekedatu talks: CM

Mysuru, June 8 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that Tamil Nadu does not have any jurisdiction to direct the Centre to restrain discussions on the contentious Mekedatu balancing reservoir project at the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) meeting scheduled on June 17.
"CWMA is a body created on the orders of the Supreme Court. It alone has the power to approve any project and decide, whether the orders of the Cauvery Tribunal had been followed or not, and instruct how to go about it. Already 15-16 meetings have been held in this regard," he told reporters here.
The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to CWMA restraining any discussion on Karnataka’s DPR on the Mekedatu balancing reservoir project at its meeting on June 17.

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