New Delhi [India], Jan. 26 (ANI): Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday accused the Centre and the Goa Government for the ongoing dispute over sharing of Mahadayi water between Karnataka and Goa. Also Read - Veteran Congress Leader Satish Sharma Dies at 73

Kharge, while taking to ANI, said that the Centre is not paying attention to the issue and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ‘neglecting’ it. Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week

“Mahadayi water dispute was created by the Centre and Goa’s Chief Minister. Goa’s Chief Minister should have tried to initiate a solution or ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help to solve the dispute,” he said. Also Read - Mughal Gardens to Open For Public From THIS Date, Entry Through Online Booking Only | Check Timing, Other Details

A 12-hour bandh was called today in Karnataka over the dispute with Goa on sharing of the Mahadayi river water.

The state of Karnataka and Goa are at loggerheads on the issue of sharing inter-state Mahadayi river water.

While the river originates from Karnataka, a major part of it flows in Goa. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.