Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding water level to be maintained at Mullaperiyar dam as floods in Kerala has caused devastation, 24/08/2018

  • 24/08/2018

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Russel Joy Vs Union of India dated 24/08/2018 regarding water level to be maintained at Mullaperiyar dam as floods in Kerala has caused devastation.

Supreme Court directs that the Committee " shall see to it that as far as practicable water level be maintained at the dam and both the States, namely, the States of Tamil Nadu and Kerala shall cooperate with the Committee." Apex Court made it clear that the "writ petition has nothing to do with any kind of dispute between the States of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, but it relates to saving of human lives in the obtaining situation of disaster".