JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy calls all-party delegation to meet PM futile, absents self
news Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 05:30
JD (S) State President Kumaraswamy on Wednesday told reporters that taking an all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Mekedatu dam row is a futile exercise. He has decided to absent himself from the meeting, a Deccan Herald report said. Chief Minister Siddaramiah would be leading an all-party delegation on April 30 to brief him of the drinking water project at Mekedatu, for which Tamil Nadu has stiffly opposed. The JD (S) leader said that without a detailed project report (DPAR)‚Äąon Mekedatu which would enlist the project site, location of the proposed dam etc, meeting the PM would not be fruitful.¬† Reacting to this, Law and parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra was quoted by the paper as, ‚ÄúThe government need not seek the permission of the Deve Gowda family for every decision it takes‚ÄĚ. ¬†
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