DMK urges govt. to release water from Mettur dam on June 12
Since the Central government has notified the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA), Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami should take steps to ensure the release of Cauvery water from the Mettur dam on the customary date of June 12, the DMK said in the Assembly on Monday.
During Zero Hour, Ministers from the Cauvery delta districts — Food Minister R. Kamaraj, Textiles Minister O.S. Manian and Agriculture Minister R. Doraikkannu — lauded the efforts made by former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Mr. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam towards getting the Centre to notify the CWMA in the gazette.