Palar row: Stalin urges TN govt to pass resolution

Palar row: Stalin urges TN govt to pass resolution

Leader of Opposition and DMK treasurer MK Stalin on Tuesday urged the ruling AIADMK to bring a resolution in the Assembly over the Palar river issue in view of Andhra Pradesh taking steps to increase the height of a check dam there.

“I am raising this demand on behalf of the farmers of northern districts,” Stalin said while leading a protest in front of the Vellore collectorate to condemn the Tamil Nadu government’s alleged failure to take any action to stop construction work across Palar by the Andhra Pradesh government.

Party cadres in large numbers from Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts took part in the protest.

Noting that the AP government had taken up the work for the last six months, he said,