The Justice A Arumughaswamy Commission has issued summons to AIADMK coordinator and state deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam.
The Court has given parties four weeks’ time to file their responses.
The petition mentions that there is likelihood of “conflict of interest” in the discharge of dual function by the Chairman ofthe CWC.
Sterlite Copper was shut through a government order in May this year after people were killed by police firing after protests against the plant turned violent.
Locals in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, were organised by pressure groups to stage a minor demonstration on Monday in the wake of the NGT Panel report.
Cauvery reservoir plan comes at a time when slow relief efforts in the aftermath of the cyclone Gaja have turned into a tool for Oppn to take on the AIADMK.
In their petitions to the Collector, residents urged the state government to convene the state assembly to pass a “special resolution” to disallow operations of the Sterlite Copper factory in the state.
Amid reports that Tamil Nadu was contemplating moving the Supreme Court, the state filed a Miscellaneous Application in the top court on Friday.
The FIR does not name suspects, but specifies that the case is registered against "unkown persons and public servants from police and revenue departments." ET has accessed the FIR document of the CBI.
NGT asks Tamil Nadu govt, which ordered Vedanta plant closure, to file its response in a week.
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