Cauvery water dispute: Protests erupt in Karnataka over Supreme Court's order

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 - 13:30

Protesting against the Supreme Court order that 15,000 cusec of water from the Cauvery river be released to Tamil Nadu, Pro-Kannada outfits have called for a Karnataka Bandh on September 9 and a Mandya Bandh today.

The Supreme Court on Monday had directed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu for ten days. The court also ordered the supervisory committee to decide on the issue relating to the release of water during this period of ten days.