Ahead of their meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on July 26, political parties in Andhra Pradesh arrived at a consensus during an all-party meeting held here on Friday to fight unitedly against construction of Babli and 13 other projects across the Godavari by Maharashtra.

Although Telugu Desam stayed away from the meeting, it announced that it would extend full support to all decisions taken by the government on the Babli dispute. By a resolution supported by leaders of all the parties who attended, the meeting demanded immediate stoppage of construction of Babli project.

Keywords: Babli issue