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Krishna Water dispute: Vijayasai Reddy demands Chandrababu to respond on GO. 203

Krishna Water dispute:  Vijayasai Reddy demands Chandrababu to respond on GO. 203
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As the two Telugu states Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are in exchange of words over eve GO 203 issued by Andhra Pradesh over the construction of lift irrigation scheme at Pothireddypadu to lift the Krishna water from Srisailam reservoir, meanwhile, the YSRCP MP Vijayasai Reddy has demanded the TDP chief Chandrababu to lend his voice on the GO 203.

Andhra Pradesh: As the two Telugu states, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are in exchange of words over eve GO 203 issued by Andhra Pradesh over the construction of lift irrigation scheme at Pothireddypadu to lift the Krishna water from Srisailam reservoir, meanwhile, the YSRCP MP Vijayasai Reddy has demanded the TDP chief Chandrababu to lend his voice on the GO 203.

He took to the Twitter and asked Vijayasai to express his stand on the GO 203 that lifts water from Srisailam to Rayalaseema. "When you have so much time to discuss unnecessary things over Zoom app, why are you not responding to the ongoing issue, " Vijayasai wrote in Twitter.

The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to increase the flow capacity of Pothireddypadu to 80 thousand cusecs by lifting the Krishna water from the Srisailam reservoir to the right main canal and lifting it. It is expected to supply water to Rayalaseema area. It has also decided to increase the Galeru-Nagari and SRSB canals to a capacity of 30 thousand cusecs. GO also issued a statement on this.

Telangana counterpart chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has taken a serious objection to it and asked the officials to lodge a strong protest with the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB). KCR as popularly known as at a review meeting held on irrigation projects at Pragati Bhavan expressed his displeasure with AP for unilaterally going ahead with the project, which hurts the interests of the Telangana State. He said that the project is against the provisions of the AP State Reorganisation Act, 2014.


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