BJD Opposes Single Inter-State River Water Disputes Tribunal In LS

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New Delhi: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday opposed the decision of the Centre to form a single inter-state river water disputes tribunal.

Raising the issue in Lok Sabha, BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab said although the issue of water resources is a state subject, there has been no discussion and deliberation on this matter.

He maintained that the Centre, which had taken a suo motu decision on this matter, should seek the opinion of the states before presenting the bill for formation of single inter-state river water disputes tribunal in the Lower House.

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