Lok Sabha Session: Shekhawat answers YSRCP MP Avinash Reddy's question on water dispute

22-07-2021 Thu 19:59

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister for Jal Sakthi, said in response to a question raised by YSRCP MP from Kadapa Y S Avinash Reddy during Lok Sabha question hour on Thursday, said that the Centre had issued a gazette notification taking control of all irrigation projects and canals on the Godavari and Krishna rivers in order to do justice to both states.

The Telangana government was building illegal lift irrigation projects on the Krishna River, according to YSRCP MP Avinash Reddy. He asked that the Palamuru-Ranga Reddy Lift Irrigation Scheme be halted immediately by the Centre.

In response, Jal Sakthi Minister said, 'We have investigated the allegations and have written to the Telangana government asking that the hydel electricity production be halted immediately.'


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