Tamilnadu has urged the Supreme Court to direct the State of Kerala to cooperate, and provide all necessary assistance in a time-bound manner so that the remaining strengthening and maintenance works of Mullaiperiyar Dam are implemented in letter and spirit.
In an affidavit filed by Tamil Nadu, the state has sought to direct the State of Kerala to cooperate and provide all necessary assistance in a time-bound manner so that the remaining strengthening and maintenance work as directed by the top court dated February 27, 2006, and May 7, 2014, and other decisions of the Supervisory Committee are implemented in letter and spirit during the next four months commencing March 2022 to June 2022 before the ensuing South-West monsoon.
Tamil Nadu also urged the court to direct the CWC / Supervisory Committee or by its instrumentalities to carry out a review on the safety of the Dam only after completing the balance strengthening works and maintenance works as per the Judgment of this Court dated February 27, 2006, and May 7, 2014.
Tamil Nadu has filed an affidavit through State of Tamil Nadu advocate on record D Kumanan.
Tamil Nadu submitted that State of Tamil Nadu in spite of repeated efforts for carrying out the remaining strengthening works as directed by this Court, and by the Supervisory Committee, have been successfully thwarted by the State of Kerala.