Cauvery Monitoring Committee to meet on October 11

The Karnataka government and farmers of the Cauvery basin districts, apart from the people of Bangalore city who are dependant on the river for drinking water, are anxiously awaiting the decision of the Supreme Court, which is expected to hear the review petition on Monday, on the all-important issue of keeping in abeyance the orders of the Cauvery River Authority, which has directed the release of 9,000 cusecs of water a day to the lower riparian State of Tamil Nadu, till October 15.