December 15th, 2011
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Mullaperiyar:Kerala to submit plea before empowered committee

mullaperiyar Thiruvananthapuram:  The Kerala Government will submit a new plea before the empowered comittee requesting them to reduce the water level to 120 feet. The decision was arrived at after a consensus was arrived at the meeting between senior advocate Harish Salve and Water Resource Minister PJ Joseph.

The decision to submit a new petition came at a time when a plea submitted earlier was already under consideration before the empowered committee. To clarify the legal matters they consulted Mr Harish Salve. Harish Salve has given the green signal. The matter could be politically and legally taken forward, he said. Earlier the Kerala government had submitted a similar petition. The Supreme Court has earlier mentioned that if necessary the Kerala Government could submit a petition before the empowered committee.


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