Mysuru, July 22:- Sugarcane Growers’ Association and Kabini Raitha Hitarakshana Samithi members staged a protest on Monday, condemning releasing water from Kabini Dam to Tamil Nadu and urged the authorities to fill the lakes of Kabini basin.
The protesters gathered in front of Command Area Development Authority (CADA) office here in Fort Mohalla and shouted slogans against the state government.
“We condemn releasing Kabini water to Tamil Nadu when our own farmers don’t have water. If water is not released to fill the lakes, we will intensify our protests in the coming days,” said Kuruburu Shanthakumar. (MR/KS)