Congress seeks legal opinion on Mhadei matter


Panaji: Leader of Opposition Diagmber Kamat today said that the party’s legal team is examining the consent letter granted by Central government to Karnataka’s Kalasa-Bhandura project off River Mhadei.

Kamat said that following advice from the legal team, the party will take call on whether to challenge the consent before Supreme Court or National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Our legal team is examining the Mhadei matter …once the they advise us what to do we will take call to move SC or NGT

Kamat had earlier urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to call for special one-day assembly session to discuss on Mhadei issue. He even demanded that an all party delegation be taken to Delhi seeking immediate withdrawal of the consent.

CM, ha, however, ruled out possibility of holding special assembly session.


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