He said the matter is subjudice as petitions filed by the Tamil Nadu government are pending before the Supreme Court.
Thanking all, Durai Murugan promised that he would spend the rest of his life worthy of the praises heaped on him. While completing his speech, overwhelmed by emotion, he broke down.
Referring to the unveiling of the portrait of Jayalalithaa, Durai Murugan said the DMK was not invited with due respect because the invitation was just sent along with others, so they boycotted it
He alleged that votes at a particular polling station (110 A) were never counted, which lead to the victory of Durai Murugan.
Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister Durai Murugan and leaders of various legislature parties in the State Assembly left for New Delhi in three separate flights on Thursday.
Durai Murugan, in a statement here, said that the Karnataka minister had said that his State need not get approval from any one for constructing a dam at Mekedatu.
Minister for Water Resources Durai Murugan assured that the Tamil Nadu government would prevent Karnataka from constructing the Mekedatu reservoir.
In addition, he urged the Centre to constitute a tribunal over the Markandeya river dam and advise Karnataka to stop all the ongoing work in the Pennaiyar basin
Dispute over Karnataka’s new dam across Markandeya river will be resolved through Water Tribunal: Tamil Nadu Minister
Durai Murugan further said the state government would take appropriate steps to safeguard the rights of farmers and the public who depend on the water from Markandeya river.
The customary date for opening Mettur to discharge water for irrigation in the delta region is June 12. However, it will be delayed if the storage position is not comfortable to sustain discharge.
DMK biggie remains an unshakeable force despite the ‘silent revolution’
DMK leader Durai Murugan said the chances of his party's victory in the December 21 bypoll to the RK Nagar assembly segment.