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Justice Sapre Appointed As Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal Chairman

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21 Feb 2017 4:41 PM GMT
Justice Sapre Appointed As Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal Chairman
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Supreme Court Judge Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre has been appointed as the chairman of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT). The post fell vacant following the resignation of Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan, reports ‘The Hindu’.

Justice Sapre was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on August 13, 2014.

The Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) was constituted by the Government of India on 2nd June 1990 to adjudicate the water dispute regarding inter-state river Cauvery and the river valley thereof.

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