Karnataka farmers protest after SC’s order

The Supreme Court on Monday passed an order in the Cauvery water dispute that made it necessary for the Karnataka state government to release 15,000 cusecs of water daily to Tamil Nadu for 10 days. Karnataka farmers protest after SC’s order.

Karnataka farmers protest after SC’s order

Cauvery Water Row

This led to the farmers and activists being agitated with the order because of which they have staged protests at various parts of Karnataka.

The Cauvery Hitarakshana Samithi also called for a bandh on Tuesday in Mandya. The protests are taking place because “there is hardly any water left at our side of the river”, says former MP Made Gowda.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will be meting leaders of all the parties on Tuesday evening to take a call on how the situation is to be handled.

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Harshita Bajaj

Harshita has a background in Psychology and Criminology and is currently pursuing her PhD in Criminology. She can be found reading crime thrillers (or any other book for that matter) or binge-watching shows on Netflix when she is not in hibernation.
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