Tamil Nadu Government filed a petition in Supreme Court demanding Central to constitute Cavery Management Board. A petition was submitted by the Tamil Nadu Government in Supreme Court asking the Central to form Cavery Management Board as per the final verdict of Cavery Water Disputes Tribunal. Supreme Court sent notice to Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry and Central Governments for seeking explanation regarding the issue.
Answering to the issue last week the Karnataka Government told that forming of Cavery Management Board is recommended and not compelled.
Answer petition submitted by the central Government stated, work started to constitute the Board as election rule is in force at Karnataka it was stopped temporarily. Now Karnataka Election was completed. Work for constituting Cavery Management Board has to be started by the central asked in the petition applied by TN Government.