Staff Reporter

ELURU: The West Godavari district administration has taken a serious view of complaints from farmers about the alleged laxity on the part of Irrigation personnel in releasing the Godavari water for rabi crop in the delta area.

A Lashkar P. Krishna Rao working in the Chilakampadu circle of the department was placed under suspension for his alleged failure to comply with the guidelines in release of water, leading to protest among the tail -end farmers.

Another Lashkar working in the Kalla circle received a charge memo for not following effective water management, according to an official press release.