Staff Correspondent

MYSORE: Minister for Transport N. Cheluvarayaswamy on Sunday said the suggestions of farmers would be conveyed to legal and irrigation experts who had been entrusted with the task of working out a redressal mechanism in the wake of "grave injustice" meted out to the State by the Cauvery tribunal on the sharing of the Cauvery waters.

"Please don't panic. Your suggestions to help the State fight its case will be conveyed to the experts," the Minister said, when Mandya Raitha Hitarakshana Samiti president G. Made Gowda expressed concern on the State Government's steps, at an interaction in Mandya on the Cauvery issue.

In addition to rejecting the award, the State Government must decide not to release water to Tamil Nadu citing the "unfair" award, the samiti said.

The Minister said the Government was ready for any sacrifice for the cause of farmers. He said: "We are even ready to resign en masse to create Constitutional crisis if the situation demands such a step from us."

Intellectuals and farmers' leaders participated in the meet. A power-point programme was presented on the issue.

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