"This House urges the Centre to take immediate steps to stop preparation of a Detailed Project Report to build new dam in Mekedatu by Karnataka," the resolution moved by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and adopted unanimously said.

On the occasion, Panneerselvam urged all Members of Parliament from the state to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and give him the copy of the resolution and convey the state's stand and concerns over Karnataka's move.

The resolution also wanted the Centre to render appropriate advice to Karnataka that "it should not take any steps for any project in Mekedatu like a dam or reservoir without the nod of Tamil Nadu."

Urging the Union Government to immediately set up Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Authority, the resolution said till the board was constituted, Karnataka should not go ahead with the project without Tamil Nadu's nod.

On December 5 last year, the assembly had passed a similar resolution urging the Centre to not grant clearance for any dams by Karnataka and pressed for formation of the CMB.

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