PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss opposes check dams across Cauvery
PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss said that environmental approval to the Karnataka government to construct check dams over the Cauvery River at Mekadatu should not be given by the Centre.
In that statement, Mr. Anbumani stated the Karnataka government’s desperation was condemnable.
Mr. Anbumani said that “While the draft plan of Mekadatu check dam was Rs 5,912 crore, it has been raised to Rs. 9,000 crores. Not only that, the area in which it was going to be built has been increased from 4,716 hectares to 5,252 hectares. The water level has also been raised from 67.14 to 70 Tmc.” And he pleaded the center to refuse the Karnataka government’s schemes.