VISAKHAPATNAM: Bhimunipatnam MLA M. Srinivasa Rao who welcomed Chief Minister K.Rosaiah at Visakhapatnam Airport on Sunday urged the Chief Minister to participate in a function to be organised to mark the 150 years of Bhimunipatnam municipality. He urged him to grant Rs.10 crores so that significant development commemorating the event could be taken up. He also wanted action to re-open the jute mill at Chittivalasa. He thanked him for granting the Constituency Development Fund for MLAs and MLCs. With a view to improving the pass percentage and performance of students in his constituency, Mr. Srinivasa Rao on Sunday distributed study material and books worth Rs.2 lakhs.

The MLA spoke to the officials concerned when he learnt that there was no water supply at Rajiv Gruhakalpa houses at Marikalavalasa and women there on went on a dharna.