Citizens voice alarm over recent Supreme Court judgement on interlinking of rivers: directive urges government to begin work on the proposal

The Supreme Court of India has in its judgement of 27 February 2012 on the interlinking of rivers project, given categorical directions to the Executive Government to implement the 'project' as a whole in a time bound manner and has also asked the Centre to appoint a Special Committee to work out the modalities and oversee the implementation of the project.