“We are very clear about our position on the Mekedatu issue, and we don’t want to be political about it,” he said in Trichy on his way to Chennai, where he will take office on Friday.
“Even if Karnataka It is a state governed by the BJP, the BJP of Tamil Nadu is for the people of Tamil Nadu and it will work for the interest of the people of its state and the farmers, ”he said.
“Our position is very clear when it comes to the Mekedatu issue. Farmers in Tamil Nadu should not face any problems and the state should get its share of the Cauvery water as stipulated by the Supreme Court,” he said.
When asked if he would play a role in solving the problem by meeting with Karnataka’s Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Annamalai He emphasized collective action by all parties to achieve a solution. He said that two of his party’s top leaders had participated in the all-party meeting called by the state government and that they would support the state government in its decision on the Mekedatu issue.
Tamil Nadu BJP leaders would be part of the all-party delegation that would meet Union jal Shakti Minister Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on the Mekedatu issue.
Earlier, Annamalai crowned the statue of former Prime Minister K Kamaraj near Trichy’s central bus stop, on the 118th anniversary of the late leader’s birth.