May 26, 2024

BENGALURU EXPRESS

Truth Triumphs

Mekedatu project; We are confident of getting DPR cleared: CM Bommai

Davanagere, June 16: Karnataka has effectively presented its arguments on the Mekedatu project and we are confident of getting the DPR cleared, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.

The Chief Minister was speaking to media persons in Davanagere.

Replying to a question on the issue, Bommai said, “The Supreme Court has not issued any stay order against the project. The issue has already been referred to the Cauvery Water Management Authority. So far about 15 meetings have been held over the issue. The CWMA is likely to convene one more meeting next week. There is no legality or logic in Tamil Nadu’s statement.”

BC Reservation

The process for backward class reservation to hold the Zilla and Taluk Panchayat elections is on. The Justice Bhaktavatsala Commission is engaged in the process to in the first phase for conducting the BBMP elections. Later action would be taken to hold the Zilla and Taluk Panchayat polls based on the report from the Commission, Bommai said.

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