Delhi/Hyderabad: The Supreme Court has permitted the Telangana government to withdraw the petition filed to set up Krishna Tribunal on water sharing between, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Keeping in view that the Centre has given assurance to look into the matter of setting the Tribunal only if the government withdraws the petition, On the recommendation of the Central government, the Telangana government sought the permission of the Supreme Court to withdraw the petition. The Supreme Court said that at present it is not giving any orders on setting up a Tribunal.
On the other hand, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka governments objected to petition withdrawal by the Telangana government. The government of two states asked the Supreme Court for filing a plea on objecting the withdrawal of petition, responding to the plea, the Supreme Court permitted Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka to file objecting petition.