Palaniswami reaches Kerala, vows to protect TN’s water rights

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami expressed hope that all problems regarding the sharing of water betwen Kerala and Tamilnadu will be solved during his meeting with his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan later today in Thiruvananthapuram.

”This talks will improve the relationship between the two States. Necessary steps have been taken to ensure that Tamilnadu gets its share of water,” he said at Chennai airport, before leaving for Thiruvananthapuram.

He further said based on the request of the Tamilnadu government, the Andhra Pradesh government is all set to open the Kandaleru dam. Speaking about the by-poll in Nanguneri and Vikravandi, Palaniswami said the AIADMK is not scared to face any elections.

Palaniswami, accompanied by Ministers P Thangamani, S P Velumani, K C Karuppannan, Deputy Speaker V Jayaraman and Chief Secretary K Shanmugam, was scheduled to meet Pinarayi Vijayan later today to discuss the Parambikulam Aliyar Project (PAP).

NT Bureau