CM KCR Holds Key Meeting
Hyderabad, Aug.6 (Maxim News): Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today held a key meeting on Gazette Notification by the centre, and Krishna water issue at Pragathi Bhavan here. He addressed the meeting with chief secretary Somesh Kumar, principal secretary irrigation, Ramkrishna Rao, engineers, Lawyer and other top officials. The CM KCR Holds Key Meeting on Gazette Notificationreportedly decided to fight the Gazette notification for giving powers to Krishna and Godavari Boards on water issues. The meeting gets importance as the Centre has recently issued a Gazette Notification giving powers to the Krishna and Godavari boards to decide on water allocations and projects.
Telangana state opposed the Centre for the Gazette notification and not addressing the contentious Krishna water issue. The Chief Minister took serious note of the Gazette notification and discussed a legal course to oppose it. According to information the chief minister has asked the legal and engineering officials and the state top brass to coordinate to fight in the Supreme Court.
Telangana registered its protest at the Centre, NGT and Jalshakti Minister by writing letters against the AP’s illegal projects that hamper state interests.
The state government opposed the Gazette notification besides deferring to Krishna board meeting on August 9 on Krishna water row. (Maxim News)