When we watch cricket, we are Indians. But when we discuss water distribution we become either Tamil, or Telugu, or Keralite etc. The film DAM ((( had again inflamed inter -state rivalry as few politicians are pitching with high decibel statement. They Include, actress Khushboo or (MDMK) General Secretary Vaiko or PMK founder-leader Dr S Ramadoss. Where is our problem in settling the matters amicably?
Regarding the MullaPeriyar Dam, the Tamils approach the issue emotionally, they are tuned to be so by the film personalities turned politicians.The Kerala Govt has assured of the same quantum of water in case the new dam is constructed. But the ownership of the dam will rest with the Govt of Kerala, which TN is reluctant to accept. Similarly, the ridiculous 999year old lease wont be there, the lease period can never exceed the anticipated life span of the dam.
It is high time that trou ...more