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Will Karnatakas refusal now to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu in violation of the Supreme Court order lead to any constitutional crisis? Your views?

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Asked by Good Citizen, 10 Oct '12 02:49 pm
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Tamil Nadu's contended that Government of Karnataka has committed contempt of court by stopping release of Cauvery river water to that state. And Karnataka countered the charge by saying that the state was not in a position to release more water to Tamil Nadu. Apparently from the pleas of both sides, it is evident that public interests in both sides are involved if not seen from a political angle. In an inter-state dispute where people of more than one state are involved with no individual or group of individuals getting any undue advantage, it is difficult punish one side with an order which was not derived from a statute . It is quite natural that instead of a legal settlement on such a sensitive issue, the matter could be better settled by mutual settlement arrived at by the involved parties with the Central Government playing the role of a mediator with a bigger vision and neutral attitude. Only the politicians can solve the issue than the judiciary. Consensus is of utmost im ...more
Answered by soumyen sarkar, 10 Oct '12 09:43 pm

 
  
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When there is no water how to release the water? moreover SC has clearly told the states to solve the problem by discussion
Answered by SREENIVAS, 10 Oct '12 03:55 pm

 
  
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Yes as followsm
1) contempt of court
2) violation of CRA ruling
I think this may go upto implementation of Article 356
Answered by sigma, 10 Oct '12 02:51 pm

 
  
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