Mullaperiyar dam and Supreme Court
Mullaperiyar dam and Supreme Court

[BREAKING] Mullaperiyar dam "extremely vulnerable"; should be decommissioned, new dam constructed: Kerala to Supreme Court

Failure of Mullaperiyar dam could be catastrophic and beyond human imagination affecting 30 lakh people, the Kerala government told the Supreme Court.

In a significant development, the Kerala government has told the Supreme Court that the Mullaperiyar dam is extremely vulnerable due to its age and large catchment area and should be decommissioned and a new dam should be built (Dr. Joe Joseph v. State of Tamil Nadu).

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