Karnataka to approach Mahadayi water tribunal


The Karnataka government would file an application before the > Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal seeking interim award on sharing of the river water between Karnataka and Goa, said Minister for Water Resources M. B. Patil.

Mr. Patil said the government was holding talks with the State Legal Committee comprising senior counsel Fali S. Nariman in this matter and the final call would be taken on September 12.

In its interim application, the State Government would appeal for awarding 7.56 tmcft to meet the > drinking water demands of the four districts of north Karnataka — Gadag, Dharwad, Belagavi and Bagalkot. Besides, an additional of 7 tmcft water for agriculture and 1.56 tmcft for Khanapur taluk in Belagavi district.

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