Judgement of the Supreme Court of India regarding water level of Mullaperiyar dam, 07/05/2014

  • 07/05/2014

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Tamil Nadu Vs State of Kerala dated 07/05/2014 regarding water level of Mullaperiyar dam.

State of Kerala – is restrained by a decree of permanent injunction from applying and enforcing the impugned legislation or in any manner interfering with or obstructing the State of Tamil Nadu from increasing the water level to 142 ft. and from carrying out the repair works. A 3 Member Supervisory Committee is constituted which shall supervise the restoration Full Reservoir Level (FRL) in the Mullaperiyar dam to the elevation of 142 ft and shall inspect the dam periodically, more particularly, immediately before the monsoon and during the monsoon and keep close watch on its safety and recommend measures which are necessary. Such measures shall be carried out by Tamil Nadu.

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