Vijayawada, July 25 (INN): AP Major Irrigation minister D Umamaheshwar Rao said that about 3,500 cusecs of water from Pattiseema is being released for Krishna Delta.
Speaking to media persons here on Monday, Rao alleged that Leader of Opposition YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was spearheading a propaganda campaign against the government on Pattiseema project. The minister accused that the previous YSR Government had amassed wealth to the tune of hundreds of crores in the name of Jalayagnam and advised YS Jagan not to mislead people.
He alleged that YSRC was instigating the Polavaram workers and was forcing them to go on strikes thus affect the project works. Former local MLA is responsible for the entire mess at the Polavaram site, the minister remarked. (INN)