Goa has accused Karnataka of carrying out construction to divert the river water without authorisation.
PM Modi says countdown begins for Congress government's exit in Karnataka; stays mum on Mahadayi issue
PM Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Congress party is standing at the exit gate in Karnataka and that the state doesn't need a 'Congress culture' since the party has caused destruction.
Parrikar also said that Goa's main contention at the Mahadayi Water disputes Tribunal was that Karnataka could not divert water from the already-deficit Mahadayi basin to the Malaprabha river basin.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday asked Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to write to the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal expressing that state’s willingness to release water
Karnataka is seeking water from the river for meeting drinking water requirements in northern parts of the state where it has become an emotive political issue.