Cauvery dispute

Tamil Nadu’s angst

Print edition : April 27, 2018

100 Feet Road near the Koyambedu Bus Terminus in Chennai during the State-wide bandh on April 5. Photo: M. Vedhan

The day after the bandh, farmers protest on the Cauvery riverbed in Tiruchi. Photo: G. GNANAVELMURUGAN

DMK working president M.K. Stalin with (left) Dravidar Kazhagam leader K. Veeramani, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi president Thol. Thirumavalavan and Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president S. Thirunavukkarasar at a protest on in Chennai on April 5. Photo: G. SRIBHARATH

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami (left) and Deputy Chief Minister O. Paneerselvam sitting on a day-long fast with other AIADMK leaders and Ministers at Chepauk State Guest House in Chennai on April 3. Photo: L. SRINIVASAN

Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

The people of Tamil Nadu have shown their anger at what they see as the Centre’s betrayal over the Cauvery waters issue and the State government’s capitulation, and the DMK has seized the moment to try and regain popular trust.
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