Mekedatu project:‘Centre has to consider Karnataka’s request as per law,’ says Basavaraj Bommai

Bengaluru, July 12 (ANI): Amid the rising tension between the Tamil Nadu and the Karnataka governments over the Mekedatu dam project, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the Centre will have to give clearance to the project as per law. “Government of India has to consider the Karnataka’s request as per law,” he said.“Tamil Nadu filed a miscellaneous application in Supreme Court. SC hasn't issued any prohibition. Karnataka has right to do the project & safeguard people's interest as drinking water is the main component,” added Bomma.“Tamil Nadu filed a miscellaneous application in Supreme Court. SC hasn't issued any prohibition. Karnataka has right to do the project and safeguard people's interest as drinking water is the main component.”

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