The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Karnataka to release 177 TMC of water to Tamil Nadu, after saying one state cannot claim ownership over a river. Karnataka is also sent to receive an additional 14.75 TMC of water, while 4.7 TMC of this will be for Bengaluru city alone, the court has held.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud had on 20 September last year reserved the verdict on the appeals filed by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT) on sharing of water.
Read the full judgment below:
Updated Date: Feb 16, 2018 13:38 PM