Cauvery row: BJP to boycott all party meet, JD(S) reps to resign

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Bengaluru, Sept 21: There is a lot of activity in Karnataka following the verdict of the Supreme Court which directed the release of Cauvery Water to Tamil Nadu.

While on one hand the BJP has decided to boycott the all party meeting called by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, on the other, the JD(S) representatives have decided to resign from all positions.

Cauvery: BJP to boycott all party meet

The BJP decided to boycott the all party meeting while terming it as a waste exercise. During the last all party meeting, the BJP had suggested that water should not be released.

However, the Congress did not take their suggestion into account and decided to release water while abiding with the verdict of the Supreme Court. If our views are not taken into account then what is the point in attending such meetings, the BJP leaders said.

Also read: Cauvery row: SC tells Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs water to TN from Sep 21 to 27

In another development, M S Puttaraju, member of Parliament, JD(S) has tendered his resignation. As a mark of protest all JD(S) representatives at the ZP, TP, MPs and MLAs will resign from their posts.

Meanwhile, a Cabinet meeting to discuss Tuesday's order of the Supreme Court has been convened. The meeting to be held at 11 am will discuss the next course of action.

Karnataka which was asked to release 6,000 cusecs of water to TN from Wednesday until September 27 has made it clear that it has no more water left. An all party meeting will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday.

 

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