JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy said the state government should invite Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti and Central government officials to visit the Cauvery basin to assess the situation.
Speaking to reporters in Bengaluru on Sunday, Kumaraswamy said Tamil Nadu is trying to portray at the national level that there is sufficient water in the Cauvery basin. “Karnataka needs to be cautious. The sole intention of Tamil Nadu is to get the Cauvery Management Board constituted. I cannot understand why Central ministers from the state and BJP MPs are keeping quiet. The Central government can take a decision any time,” he said. The BJP seemed to be more interested in winning Assembly bypolls rather than protecting the interests of the state, he added............ click more info for details