Mullaperiyar Dam case: Karunanidhi welcomes SC verdict

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 13:34

Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and head of the opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party M Karunanidhi Wednesday expressed his satisfaction and happiness over the Supreme Court`s verdict to allow the raising of the water level in the Mullaperiyar Dam to 142 feet from the existing 136 feet.

"I am happy with the Supreme Court`s verdict. It is in Tamil Nadu`s favour," said Karunanidhi.

However, Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy said in Thiruvananthapuram that his government had fought the case well in the court, and added that now the state cabinet would review the apex court`s verdict and decide on the next steps.

"We have fought the case well. The state cabinet will meet today and will discuss the future course of action after getting details of the Supreme Court verdict," said Chandy.


First Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 13:34

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