“The border row between Karnataka and Maharashtra will come up for hearing in the Supreme Court on November 23. An experienced legal team will be appointed to effectively argue on behalf of Karnataka,” he said.
Advocate General instructed to study the court order and submit a detailed report. A decision on filing an appeal will be taken after consultation with legal experts said CM.
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The border dispute between the two states has been a point of contention for a long time. While Maharashtra claims the border district of Belagavi was part of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency on linguistic grounds, this is presently a part of Karnataka. On the other hand, Karnataka lawmakers insist that the border row had already been settled by the Mahajan commission report.