Mullaperiyar: Supreme Court express doubt on legal validity of agreement

Mullaperiyar Dam

New Delhi: Supreme Court express its doubt on the validity of the agreement. SC said the high level committee report can’t be the final evidence. Supreme Court made these critical comments during the last round of hearing on the petition filed by Tamil Nadu.

On an agreement made between old Travancore and Madras Government how Tamil Nadu is getting the right of continuity Supreme Court asked.  In such case, is it the Union Government who took over the ruling power from British have the right asked Supreme Court. The case was referred to the Constitutional bench to study on all the related issues including the agreement and not to study on the Kerala government ordinance explained the Supreme Court contradicting the arguments of Tamil Nadu. Supreme Court asked Tamil Nadu to give further explanations on the continuity of rights over the agreement.