Karne slams Dattatraya’s false statement on Central funds to State

Hyderabad: TRS MLC and spokesman Karne Prabhakar today alleged that the Centre was showing partiality towards the infant Telangana State for its development programs. He flayed BJP MP Bandaru Dattatraya for making false statements on the Centre’s assistance to the State.

Speaking to the media here today, Karne Prabhakar said TRS working president KTR spoke all truths that the Centre was showing partisan attitude towards Telangana State and Dattatraya’s comments have no meaning, he said. He also said it was true that the Centre denied funds to the State for any programs like drinking water, lakes revival and irrigation projects.

“Dattatraya should come for an open debate on the funds given by the Centre. The Centre did not give funds to the State for its flagship programs like Mission Bhagiratha and Mission Kakatiya and irrigation projects. The State was offering 24 hour power to agriculture sector on its own and there was no help or role from the Centre. We are keeping the promise of 24 hour power supply without any help from the Centre”, Prabhakar asserted. The Centre offers funds to Telangana State along with all other States on routine manner but not more aid to Telangana, he said. The State government was completing the irrigation projects by taking loans from the banks, he added.