SC quashes Kerala law on Mullaperiyar dam

by aihra on May 7, 2014

AIHRA News Thursday 08th May 2014

New Delhi, May 7 (PTI) In a setback to the Kerala government, the Supreme Court today struck down a law promulgated by it declaring Mullaperiyar dam as endangered, and restrained it from obstructing Tamil Nadu government to raise the water level.

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha directed the Kerala government not to implement the Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation (Amendment) Act, 2006.

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