ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Sharing of Cauvery Waters Experience of Thanjavur

adoption of particular measures for searching and removing articles is never justified without regard to all the circumstances of the case. Two grievances can justifiably be madein respect of Indian judicial pronouncements on the provisions in the Code regarding search warrants, first, that the courts have tended not to take a very serious view of violations of the procedural safeguards as they ought to have done. Secondly, they have preferred to accept the English principle of law that evidence THE agrarian economy of Thanjavur district, the Vice bowl of the South" depends mainly on the availability of Can very waters. Based on the rains in catchment areas and inflow of water to Mettur Reservoir, government has scheduled the release of wafer during the second week of June every year. However, the time schedule could not be kept up in most of the years of the last two decades. Normally, water supply was continued for about seven to nine months depending upon rains in the delta area, But in 1976-77 there was an extreme situation of restricted water supply for six months, from the fourth week of July 1976 to the fourth week of January 1977.

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