K’taka ministers seek PM’s permission to stop Cauvery water release
External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna, who hails from the Cauvery basin district of Mandya, Labour Minister Mallikarjun Kharge, Minister of State for Railways K. H. Muniyappa and state Congress leader H. K. Patil briefed the prime minister on the "grim" drought situation in the state.
Kharge told reporters after the meeting that they appealed to the prime minister "to resolve the problem at the earliest".
"The situation is very grim. Hence, we urged the prime minister to resolve the situation," Kharge said.
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