Hyderabad, Jan 30 (INN): Telangana Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao on Friday threatened to file a defamation suit against TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy if he fails to apologise for linking him with the sand mafia.
Speaking to media persons here, Harish Rao denied all the allegations leveled against him by Revanth Reddy and denied having any connection with the sand mafia. Accusing Revanth Reddy of levelling personal allegations to tarnish the image of TRS Government, Harish Rao asked the TDP MLA to apologise within 24 hours for his remarks. Else, he said he would file a defamation suit against him.
Addressing a separate press conference, Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy too threatened to take legal action against Revanth Reddy for the serious allegations that he leveled against him. He said neither he nor his family members were connected to the patta lands in Banswada of Nizamabad district. Stating that he would file defamation suit against the TDP MLA, he advised Revanth Reddy not to level personal allegations without having any proof for the same.