While the Ambani brothers are fighting over the gas, the government said that the gas from the KG basin belonged to it.
The Union Petroleum Minister Murli Deora on Jul 12 said, "government has so much stake in it. Gas does not belong to either Mukesh or Anil Ambani. Gas belongs to government."
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Y S Rajasekhara Reddy also said that the gas from Krishna-Godavari basin will be allotted to states by the Centre and not by Ambani brothers.