Tamil Nadu seeks withdrawal of permission for Mekedatu Dam project report

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw the permission accorded to Karnataka for a detailed project report (DPR) on its proposed dam across the Cauvery river at Mekedattu. The chief minister submitted a 92-page memorandum to the prime minister and requested the Centre to cancel the permission given for conducting a survey for building a new dam in Mullaiperiyar by the Kerala government.

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