Canals get Cauvery water – The Hindu


In order to protect standing crops, the Mandya district administration on Tuesday took a significant decision to discharge Cauvery waters to irrigation canals.

According to a communiqué from the Department of Information and Public relations, water [from the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) reservoir near Srirangapatna] is being discharged to Devaraya and Virija Canals from Tuesday, as per an order issued by Mandya Deputy Commissioner M.V. Venkatesh.

Officials have not provided details about the quantum of water beingreleased into the canals as well the area of coverage of crops that need water.

You have reached your limit for free articles this month.

Subscription Benefits Include

Today’s Paper

Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day’s newspaper in one easy-to-read list.

Unlimited Access

Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations.

Personalised recommendations

A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes.

Faster pages

Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly.


A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences.


We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day.

Not convinced? Know why you should pay for news.

*Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad mobile applications and print. Our plans enhance your reading experience.

A letter from the Editor

Dear reader,

We have been trying to keep you up-to-date with news that matters to our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism

Image credit to respective owners. We are not owner of Image, It is used here for reference only.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here