Raitha Sangha demands water for canals

Mysuru, February 20:- President of Raitha Sangha Vidya Sagar has warned of protest against the state government if water is not released into the canals.

Speaking at a press meet at Nanjangud Press Club on Tuesday, he alleged that MLA Harshavardhan and Chamarajanagar MP R Dhruvanarayan have failed in protecting interests of the farmers from the region.

He said though 73 feet of water is available in Kabini Reservoir, water has not been released. He asked the government to release water immediately or face protest.

Sagar said that letters written to the chief engineer of Cauvery Niravari Nigam Limited have been of no use.

Shivaram, Puttabuddhi, Venkategowda, Lakshman, Kempanna and others were present. (MR/KS).

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