Monday, September 17, 2007

September 17, 2007 : Govt. to Approach SC to Seek Amended Orders

NEW DELHI: The Government on Monday said it would "soon" approach the Supreme Court to obtain "appropriate orders" to allow resumption of work in Adam's Bridge and was confident that the Sethusamudram ship canal project would be completed at the earliest.

Shipping Minister T R Baalu, who is from the DMK, said in a statement that pursuant to the orders passed by the Supreme Court on August 31 and September 14, the work in the Adam's Bridge portion of the Sethusamudram project "has only been stopped".

"The government would soon approach the Supreme Court and obtain appropriate orders to continue working in this region also and is confident of completing the project at the earliest," he said.

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