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KCR Stirring Regional Passions: Minister

CM is coming for the collector’s meet in Vijayawada today

Published: 07th August 2014 08:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th August 2014 08:33 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Irrigation minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has lashed out at Telangana chief minister KCR on his reluctance to pay fee reimbursement for AP students and found fault with him for deciding to change the name of Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University. Speaking to reporters here Wednesday, the minister said that KCR was flaring up regional passions by making unwarranted statements.

He said that by releasing water to Krishna delta from the Nagarjuna Sagar Project (NSP), the TS government could produce electricity and supply the same to the farmers in Nalgonda and Khammam districts. He also said that 11 TMC water would be stored at Pulichintala project by the second week of August. The minister lauded the efforts of AP CM Chandrababu Naidu on the farm loan waiver and said that plans were being made to offer new loans to the farmers.

He said that Naidu would visit the city for a review meeting with SPs and collectors of all the 13 districts which will be attended by several ministers and higher officials.

CM’s Itinerary:

8:15 am - Arrival at Gannavaram Airport.

8:30 am - 8:45 am: Meeting with farmers at Gannavaram.

9:15 am - 1:00 pm: Review meeting with SPs and collectors at Hotel Gateway.

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Rest at the State Guest House.

2:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Second session of review meeting at Hotel Gateway

CM to make overnight stay in the city on Thursday and leave for Visakhapatnam at 7 am Friday



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