In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete. The Supreme Court on Tuesday ___(27)____that it would deliver within four weeks its ___(28)___ on the decades- old Cauvery water dispute between the riparian states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, saying enough confusion has been___(29)___ on it for over two decades. In September, the court’s order directing Karnataka to release water to Tamil Nadu saw violence across the state. Those few days showed how___ (30) ___ the issue could be, especially if it is in short supply. Over the years, Cauvery-related violence has___(31)____ especially when the monsoon fails. The lack of an___ (32) ___ settlement has allowed the dispute to fester and be associated with regional pride. The Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal was set up on June 2, 1990; 27 years later, the matter is yet to be___ (33)____. Such delay is unacceptable.The apex court’s decision comes at an interesting time. With___ (34) ____ elections, Karnataka is seeing brisk political action and the verdict is likely to be a topic of debate. Tamil Nadu, with a feeble government in place, is in political____ (35) ___. A verdict not in Tamil Nadu’s favour would further___ (36) ___ the volatile political scenario. Further, Tamil film actor Rajinikanth, a Maratha born in Karnataka, has thrown his hat into Tamil Nadu’s political arena now. No prizes for guessing what he’d have to say in four weeks.
Find the appropriate word.