October 6, 2020 6:17:52 pm
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday stated his authorities has filed a contempt petition within the Supreme Court in opposition to Karnataka for allegedly diverting the Mahadayi river water regardless of the matter being sub-judice.
The two states are locked in a dispute over sharing of the river’s water, thought-about because the lifeline of Goa.
Goa has accused Karnataka of finishing up development to divert the river water with out authorisation. The Inter State Water Dispute Tribunal in 2018 gave its award on distribution of the Mahadayi river water between Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra, but it surely was challenged by the three states within the Supreme Court.
Taking to Twitter, Sawant on Tuesday stated, “Contempt petition has been filed within the Honble Supreme Court in the present day in opposition to Karnataka for unlawful diversion of #Mhadei water. We will proceed to combat for our proper.”
On Monday, Sawant advised reporters that Karnataka had diverted the water regardless of Goa and others celebration to the dispute submitting particular go away petitions within the apex courtroom. “We will file a contempt petition in opposition to Karnataka within the Supreme Court with proof, together with video proof, to show it has diverted water,” he had stated.
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