Water-sharing talks between Kerala, TN on November 4

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29 | Updated: Oct 30 2004, 05:37am hrs
Water-sharing talks between Kerala and Tamil Nadu will begin in Chennai on November 4. Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy, along with two of his Cabinet colleagues, will call on Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa to discuss details.

During the meeting on June 15, Tamil Nadu irrigation minister Paneerselvam had assured that Tamil Nadu will allow 7.5 tmc of water from Aliyar to Kerala for two seasons. The meeting next month is expected to yield some give-and-take, Mr Chandy said.