Jaya to go on fast
Chennai, March 9: AIADMK general secretary J J ayalalithaa will go on a one-day fast on the Cauvery issue on March 18 demanding immediate notification of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal’s final award.
This is for the second time in 14 years that she is planning to go on fast on this issue.
Jayalalithaa had gone on fast at the
Jayalalithaa said senior party leaders would simultaneously lead similar fast in all district headquarters. The fast was also intended to condemn the failure of the Central and state governments to take any action to implement the final award.
Besides, the State government had failed to keep up the promise it had made at the allparty meeting. While ignoring the AIADMK’s demand for approaching the Supreme Court in this issue, the DMK government had not taken any step to ensure notification of the final verdict, she pointed out.
The Central government had also failed to notify the final verdict as the UPA government was in need of the DMK support, she said.