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SC asks K’taka to release 12,000 cusecs/day to TN

It rejected Karnataka's plea to keep the September 5 order in abeyance

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Publish Date: Sep 12 2016 1:07PM | Updated Date: Sep 12 2016 1:07PM

SC asks K’taka to release 12,000 cusecs/day to TN

 Supreme Court has directed the Karnataka government to release 12,000 cusecs of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu everyday till September 20.

 
Top court gave direction while modifying its September 5 order by which it asked Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of water for the next ten days. 
 
It rejected Karnataka's plea to keep the September 5 order in abeyance.
 
Supreme Court said it was the responsibility of Karnataka government and people to guarantee compliance of the top court's order.
 
The apex court also asked the Karnataka and Tamil Nadu governments to ensure that law and order situation by people in both states is maintained .