Sunday 25th, February 2024
canara news

Cauvery row: private complaint filed against SC judges

Published On : 11 Sep 2016   |  Reported By : Courtesy: DHNS   |  Pic On: photo credit: DHNS


Mandya (KTK) , (PTI via DHNS): A private complaint was filed at a local court here today against two Supreme Court judges who directed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu for 10 days, which has triggered severe protests in the state.

The names of Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are also mentioned in the complaint under CrPc Section 200 (relating to examination of the complainant) filed before the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court.

The complainant M D Rajanna, a resident of Mandya, has also named Chief Secretaries of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and Karnataka Water Resource Minister M B Patil.

He has also cited that Article 262 of the Constitution has mentioned that the Supreme Court has no jurisdiction over inter-state water disputes and as such it cannot adjudicate such cases. The Court has posted the case to September 14.

A Supreme Court bench,comprising Justices Dipak Misra and U U Lalit had on September 5 ordered Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs to Tamil Nadu for 10 days, a direction that has triggered protests, particularly in the Cauvery basin area, with Mandya being the epi-centre of the stir.

Complying with the Apex Court order, the Karnataka government began releasing water on Tuesday midnight. The state also observed a bandh called by some 800 organisations yesterday to protest the Supreme Court direction.







More News

ANNUAL FEAST OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH, BEJAI
ANNUAL FEAST OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH, BEJAI
Sports Day Celebration - St Mary's PUC Falnir mangalore
Sports Day Celebration - St Mary's PUC Falnir mangalore
Smt. RADHA BHOJA SHETTY SURATHKAL PASSED AWAY
Smt. RADHA BHOJA SHETTY SURATHKAL PASSED AWAY

Write your Comments

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. canaranews.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on CANARANEWS to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using canaranews will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will canaranews.com be held responsible.