Basavaraj Bommai On Siddaramaiah: BJP and JDS targeted Karnataka’s Siddaramaiah government’s decision to release Kaveri river water to Tamil Nadu. Both the parties have launched their ‘India’ Accused of ‘betraying’ the people of the state and its farmers to save the alliance.
Tamil Nadu’s ruling DMK is a major constituent of the opposition alliance ‘India’. BJP leader and former chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said politics seems to have been given priority over the interest of the state, with another former CM and JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy alleging that the Siddaramaiah administration had taken the people and the opposition into confidence on the issue. Not taken.
What did Basavaraj Bommai say?
Basavaraj Bommai alleged, “The Congress has recently started an India alliance with other parties, and their ally in Tamil Nadu is the DMK. Soon after they (Tamil Nadu government) raised the issue, this government released water to Tamil Nadu, it seems to be aimed at appeasing them and Lok Sabha elections is to remain in his good graces.”
What did HD Kumaraswamy say?
Kumaraswamy also hit out at Deputy CM DK Shivakumar, who is also the Water Resources Minister, on the issue, asking the government to immediately stop releasing water to Tamil Nadu. urged. He called ‘India’ on the Congress government. Alleging that Kannadigas, especially farmers, had been ‘betrayed’ by accusing them of sacrificing the state’s interests regarding Cauvery river water to revive the alliance. accused of doing.
What is the issue?
Tamil Nadu has approached the Supreme Court seeking a direction to Karnataka to release 24,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily to the standing crops. Following this, Shivakumar had said on Tuesday (August 15) that Karnataka would release 10 tmcft of Cauvery river water to neighboring Tamil Nadu.
He also said that due to deficient monsoon, the state does not have enough water in dams to meet needs like drinking water and agriculture.