Vasan asks K’taka to implement SC verdict on water release

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 18:14

Chennai: Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan today asked Karnataka to implement in right earnest the Supreme Court verdict asking it to release water to Tamil Nadu from Cauvery river.

“The Supreme Court has given a good decision to help the farmers (suffering from drought-like conditions). It is a democratic duty for Karnataka to implement the verdict in the right earnest," he said.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of Gandhi Jayanti celebrations here, he also charged BJP with adopting " double standards" on the issue of FDI in multi-brand retail approved by Centre recently.
PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 18:14

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