Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy held a press conference in Hyderabad this afternoon on the issue of water projects. He said that during the regime of YS Rajasekhar Reddy, the flow of water through Potireddipadu was increased. KCR and Harish Rao helped in the transportation of water through Potireddipadu.
He also said that AP CM JAGAN has planned to divert water through Rayalaseema lift irrigation scheme. Revanth Reddy said that on May 5, 2020, a GO was issued for rayalaseema lift irrigation. He also criticized Jagan’s efforts to lift not only water from Srisailam, but also mud.
“Jagan’s plan is to divert 8 TMC of water per day and kcr has allowed 8 tmc ft of water to be diverted to AP with rayalaseema lift irrigation project. Revanth Reddy alleged that Jagan and KCR had entered into an agreement at Pragathi Bhavan itself.
He alleged that KCR did not attend the KRMB meeting as per the dark agreement with Jagan and did not oppose the Rayalaseema lift irrigation project as per the agreement. KCR has helped in rayalaseema and muchumarri lift irrigation schemes.
It was during KCR’s tenure that two projects were started. Revanth Reddy said that KCR had surrendered to positions and commissions and helped in the exploitation of water.
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