Puducherry state government mentioned before the Cauvery water dispute issue before the apex court three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and also comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, which said, we would hear it on April 9, Monday.
“We will hear the matter on April 9, Monday, the plea filed by the Puducherry state government,” the three-judge bench of the top court said.
All the four disputing states — Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Pondicherry – – involving the Cauvery water dispute case and sharing of water, had filed their respective petitions before the court seeking a direction from the top court for a modification of the Cauvery tribunal’s final order which was delivered in 2007.
Kerala Government had also filed a review petition on March 22, before the Supreme Court in the case. The sharing of waters of the Cauvery river has been the source of a serious and major issue of conflict between many states including — Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.