Narayanasamy requests Karnataka to release water

Published: 23rd December 2012 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd December 2012 10:00 PM   |  A+A-


Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy today appealed to Karnataka Government to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu on humanitarian grounds considering the plight of farmers whose crops are withering.

"I request the Karnataka government to act and release water on humanitarian grounds," he told reporters when asked about alleged suicides of some farmers in Cauvery delta districts in Tamil Nadu.

On Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the delay in issuance of Digital Addressable System licence to Arasu Cable TV Corporation, he said he had personally spoken to Singh and the Information and Broadcasting Minister and hoped to have a discussion with all stakeholders and arrive at a good solution soon.


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