Supreme Court issues notice in petition against lax supervision on Mullaperiyar Dam

The Supreme Court today issued notices on the writ petition filed by Kothamangalam native Dr Jo Joseph and Kothamangalam block panchayat members Sheela Krishnankutty and Jessymol Jose in the issue of a lack of supervision of the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam.
The petitioners have alleged that the supervisory committee was evading the responsibilities given by the constitution bench. This petition was filed against the supervisory committee constituted by the constitution bench to evaluate the safety of Mullaperiyar dam. 
The notice has been issued to both the parties including Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The court also decided to hear the new writ petition along with the writ petition filed in 2017 seeking to reduce the water level in Mullaperiyar dam.
The bench headed by Justice Rohinton Nariman pointed out that a petition filed in 2017 seeking to reduce the water level in Mullaperiyar dam to the maximum was under the consideration of another bench.

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