Jana Reddy demands all party meeting on irrigation projects

Leader of Opposition in Assembly K. Jana Reddy on Thursday demanded that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao convene an all-party meeting to discuss the issue of irrigation projects in the State.

Addressing a press conference at Congress Legislature Party office here, Jana Reddy said that the Chief Minister should incorporate the suggestions of opposition parties in the execution of irrigation projects. He said an in-depth study should be conducted on all irrigation projects in the State. He also asked the State Government to accept the suggestions made by retired Engineer-in-Chief Hanumantha Rao on the construction of bridges over Godavari River. He said that the government should take measures to improve the ground water levels in all the districts. He said most of the suggestions being made by KCR were not practical and since he changes his ideas too frequently, officials were not taking him seriously.

Jana Reddy also ridiculed Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao’s challenge on Narayankhed by-elections and said he believes in practical politics while TRS leaders got habitual of offering resignations.

He also hosted lunch for media persons wherein Rs. 5 per meal, being sold by the GHMC, was served. He said that he scheme was launched by the previous Congress regime and it has been helping thousands of poor people every day. (INN)