Cauvery issue: Modi must gather meeting of Karnataka and TN boss pastors, Stalin says


CHENNAICHENNAI/MADURAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi ought to quickly gather a meeting of the central clergymen of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to explain the Cauvery water question, DMK treasurer M K Stalin said on Tuesday.

Conversing with journalists in Chennai, Stalin said viciousness in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu could have been avoided if the main priests of both the state had met. “DMK president M Karunanidhi hosts been requesting an all-gathering meeting on this issue. He likewise requested a meeting between the two boss priests (Karnataka boss priest Siddaramaiah and his Tamil Nadu partner J Jayalalithaa). Indeed, even now it is not late. Leader Narendra Modi must mediate and achieve an answer for the issue,” said Stalin.

Gotten some information about the Karnataka boss clergyman’s allegation that his state had not been given reasonable arrangement in the Cauvery issue, Stalin said, “The Siddaramaiah government has the duty to comply with the Supreme Court, and the Center has the obligation to make them obey it”.

In the mean time, Union clergyman of state for street transport, roadways and shipping Pon Radhakrishnan named the assault on Tamils in Karnataka “as the dialect of psychological oppressors.” He likewise censured the assault on Kannadigas and their properties in Tamil Nadu as a “disgraceful demonstration.”

Conversing with correspondents in Madurai, the Union pastor said, “Standard individuals in Karnataka are not saying water ought not be discharged to Tamil Nadu. To the extent Cauvery water issue was concerned, two things are vital – arrival of water and safe living of Tamils in Karnataka.”

“According to the request of the Supreme Court, the Karnataka government ought to discharge 12,000 cusecs of water. Presently, that quantum of water is coming to Tamil Nadu. There is no issue at present.”

“A few lakhs of Tamils are in Karnataka. They have to live there with no issue. The two states need to work for the welfare of the general population on both sides. The Narendra Modi government will amplify all help,” he included.

Inquired as to why the focal government didn’t intercede eve as Tamil Nadu enlisted vehicles were singed in Karnataka, the clergyman said, “The peace is with the state government. The focal government couldn’t intercede.”