Andhra Pradesh has been regularly drawing excessive amounts of water in complete violation of agreement, says Telangana irrigation special chief secretary Rajat Kumar.
The board likely to discuss issues of seed funding, CISF security cover and pending approvals for ‘unapproved’ projects among others.
The boards from October 14 will have control over the operations and maintenance of the common reservoirs in both Krishna and Godavari basins, a demand has been making since bifuracation.
The Andhra Pradesh government has written a letter to the Krishna Board alleging that Telangana had utilised Krishna river water through minor irrigation projects far more than permissible.
Move comes after ryots from Rayalaseema, Prakasam, Guntur and Krishna districts filed petition claiming that it had no allocations under either of the Krishna tribunals or the AP Reorganisation Act.
The party senior leader and Rajya Sabha member V Vijayasai Reddy said that they would raise voice against Telangana's whimsical attitude in depriving Andhra its fair share of Krishna river water.
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Water Resources Minister Dr P Anil Kumar Yadav alleged that it was during Naidu's term that Telangana constructed illegal irrigation projects and he was quiet, fearing the cash for vote case.
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MLA Udaya Bhanu said he wanted to visit the project as Telangana state government was releasing water into the sea in the name of power generation.
While touring Sattupalli Assembly constituency, Puvvada Ajay Kumar asserted that Telangana would go to any lengths to protect its rightful share in the Krishna river.
They also noted that the second tribunal has also protected the allocation done by the first one and distributed only the flows over and above the 2,130 TMC of water among the riparian States.
The meeting will discuss the unilateral drawl of water by Telangana and how the farmers cultivating in the ayacut under Srisailam and Nagarjuna Sagar projects were affected.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has asserted that AP is using its rightful share of Krishna water and the Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation Scheme (RLIS) is intended only to use its share effectively.
The officials also explained how Andhra's need to take up a supplemental scheme to the existing projects in Rayalaseema stands vindicated with the ongoing unilateral actions of Telangana.