AIADMK coordinator and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday urged the state government to maintain the water level at the Mullaperiyar dam at 142 feet as per the Supreme Court order. Accusing the ruling government, Panneerselvam said, “When AIADMK was in power, the Mullaperiyar dam was held up to 142 feet several times but this system was… Continue reading "OPS asks TN govt to maintain Mullaperiyar dam water level at 142 ft"
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Amid raging debates continuing over the Mullaiperiyar Dam, the LDF government on Tuesday made it clear that they are firm on their demand for a new reservoir considering the safety of the existing one and a Chief Minister level meeting would be held next month to arrive at a consensus with Tamil Nadu over the issue. Power Minister K Krishnankutty,… Continue reading "TN and Kerala to hold meeting next month to discuss about new Periyar dam"
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to his Tamilnadu counterpart M K Stalin, urging his government to draw maximum quantities of water from the Mullaperiyar dam as reservoir levels inched closer to the 142-foot mark after heavy rain pounded the area. Vijayan made the appeal as water levels in the dam, situated on the banks of Periyar river in Kerala’s… Continue reading "Pinarayi appeals Stalin to draw water from Mullaperiyar dam"