Addressing India’s water dispute problem4 min read 27 Dec 2016, 01:03 AM IST
The proposed permanent tribunal is a promising stepbut it will face many hurdles
The Centre’s proposal to set up a single, permanent tribunal, subsuming all existing ad hoc tribunals, to adjudicate on inter-state river water disputes could be a major step towards streamlining the dispute redressal mechanism. But it alone will not be able to address the different kinds of problems—legal, administrative, constitutional and political—that plague the overall framework.
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