Chennai, July 15(BPNS)
BJP Tamil Nadu state unit president, K Annamalai has said that the state unit will stand by the state government in the Mekedatu dam issue even though the Karnataka state is ruled by the BJP.
The newly-appointed state president was speaking to media persons at Trichy en route to Chennai where he will assume office on Friday. The former IPS officer was appointed as the BJP state unit president after the incumbent president L . Murugan joined the Narendra Modi ministry as Minister of State in the recent reshuffle.
Annamalai while speaking to media persons said, “ The Tamil Nadu state unit of the BJP will stand with the people of the state in the best interests of the state even though Karnataka state is ruled by the BJP.”
He said that the Tamil Nadu state should get its share of Cauvery water as stipulated by the Supreme Court of India. The BJP state unit president also said that all concerned should sit together and resolve the issue and added that two senior leaders of the state BJP are part of the all-party delegation led by Tamil Nadu water resources minister, S. Duraimurugan to meet the Union Jal Shakthi minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to petition on the Mekedatu dam issue.