Cauvery row: SC sidesteps Karnataka resolution, but warns against disobeying 6,000 cusecs order

krsSidestepping the potential Constitutional minefield laid by the Karnataka assembly’s September 23 resolution not to release water to Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court today directed the state to release 6,000 cusecs for three days (September 27 – 29).
Karnataka has sought modification of the earlier Supreme Court order and told the Bench today that it will be able to release water only in December.
A bench comprising Justices Dipak Mishra and U.U Lalit observed that disobedience of the top court’s order is no solution in a federal structure.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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