Staff Reporter

SANGAREDDY: Minister for Panchayat Raj J.C. Diwakar Reddy on Monday said that the Lokayukta has issued notices to Minister for Small Scale Industries Gollapalli Surya Rao on the allegations made by him regarding sand scam that allegedly took place in East Godavari district and now the facts have come to the fore.

Addressing a press conference, the Minister said that based on the complaints by TDP leaders of Khammam and West Godavari districts, the Lokayutka issued notices and now Mr. Surya Rao will have to answer them. He further said that he was yet to receive any notice in this regard.

“`With the notices of Lokayukta, everything has to come up for scrutiny. This will only prove whether there is any truth in the allegation levelled against me,” he said.