Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

8 TMCft Krishna water to reach Chennai soon: TN CM

Chennai, Aug 10 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said, here on Saturday, 8 TMCft (thousand million cubic feet ) Krishna river water will soon reach the capital.

Speaking to reporters after naming three lion and four tiger cubs at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Palaniswami said two ministers had recently met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and requested for release of water.

Reddy agreed to release 8 TMC feet water for Chennai, which would reach the state capital soon, he said.

On the AIADMK's loss in the Vellore Lok Sabha elections, the result of which was declared on Friday, Palaniswami said in the six Assembly constituencies the party had polled more votes than the DMK.

He said DMK leader M.K. Stalin had claimed the victory margin in Vellore would be in lakhs, but it was just over 8,000 votes.

(IANS | 6 months ago)