Bandh called in K'taka tomorrow over Mahadayi water dispute

ANI | Updated: Dec 26, 2017 23:35 IST

Karnataka [India] December 26 (ANI): The Pro-Kalasa-Banduri project organisations have called for a bandh in North Karnataka tomorrow over Mahadayi water dispute.

The state of Karnataka and Goa are at loggerheads on the issue of sharing inter-state Mahadayi river water.

While the river originates from Karnataka, a major part of it flows in Goa.

Earlier, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddarmaiah has called for a meeting with his Maharashtra and Goa counterparts Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Parrikar respectively "to arrive at a negotiated settlement" over the issue.

The Karnataka has sought the release of 7.56 tmcft water for the Kalasa-Banduri Nala project. (ANI)