17/04/2014 …. The state government on Thursday welcomed the mahdei river tribunal decision of directing the Karnataka state government to block canal with concrete structure before May 31 to stop mhadei water diversion till final order ….
It may be noted that during the previous hearing, Karnataka had proposed to plug the Kalasa canal at Kankumbi to stop water flowing in the Kalasa nallah from joining the Malaprabha river.
The advocate general of Goa, Atmaram Nadkarni, during the last hearing held on March 27, brought to the notice of the tribunal, illegalities committed by Karnataka for carrying out work of excavation and construction of the Kalasa canal at Kankumbi without taking necessary statutory clearances.
Addressing media persons at the party head office in Panjim chief minister manohar Parrikar gave more details about the order set by the mhadei river tribunal
Parrikar said from the year 2006 up to 2012 the then congress led government in to the state of goa had not done anything nor even had written any protest letter against the Karnataka to the tribunal and hoped that with this order the dispute could be solved through legal arguments
Meanwhile the state bjp party also announced its party panel for the upcoming taleigao panchayat elections