Karnataka hopes for justice from Cauvery team

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is hopeful that justice will be done to the state in the next Supreme Court’s hearing coming up on October 18 over the Cauvery dispute.

Siddaramaiah, who is in city since three days to attend the 406th Mysuru Dasara festival, said  that he is hopeful that the Supreme Court hearing on October 18 over the Cauvery dispute will be in favour of the state. Addressing the media persons on Wednesday, he said, “I am confident that the report submitted by the central team on the water condition in the Cauvery basin will be in favour of the state and the team has understood the situation in the Cauvery basin. I am hopeful that Supreme Court considers their report and delivers judgement in support of the people of Karnataka.”

Late, speaking on the Mahadayi issue, Siddaramaiah said, “We are convening an all-party meeting on October 19 before the meeting of chief ministers of Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka over the Mahadayi issue. We will discuss and take suggestions from members of all parties and note the technical aspects of the issue to put in front of the meeting of the three riparian states on October 21.”

Public grievance

Siddaramaiah received grievances from the people of Varuna constituency and public at his residence on Wednesday. Hundreds of people had gathered in front of his residence to submit their grievances. During the public grievance meeting, a blind person appealed to the Chief Minister that he hasn’t received benefits under any scheme from the department of disabilities even after requesting them a many time. After hearing his problem, the Chief Minister wrote a letter to the concerned authorities and approved his application to get his request sanctioned.


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