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‘My govt’s effort is to prevent water diversion outside Mhadei river basin’: Goa Governor

Panaji, Jan 7 (GCCurrentAffairs) Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday said that effort of his government is to prevent water diversion outside Mhadei river basin.
In his maiden address to the state assembly, which met for a day, the Governor said,’My government is conscious about Mhadei, an issue which affects every Goan. Mhadei water dispute between Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa is about sharing water of interstate river “Mahadayi”. Efforts of my government is to prevent water diversion outside the river basin. The tribunal which was appointed in November 2010 gave its award on August 14, 2018.’
He said Goa had requested for a clarification from the tribunal under section 5(3) of the Inter State Water Dispute Act, 1956, and the coastal state had filed a SLP (Special Leave Petition) in Supreme Court praying for review of the tribunal award besides filing necessary contempt proceedings before the apex court

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Via UNI-India

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