ANDHRA PRADESH

Neglect of Krishna delta alleged

MACHILIPATNAM, NOV. 29. The former Minister, N. Narasimha Rao, on Monday criticised the State Government for ignoring the welfare of Krishna delta farmers in respect of releasing irrigation water from Srisailam reservoir.

He was speaking at a meeting organised by the TDP to highlight the problems faced by Krishna delta farmers, in Machilipatnam constituency.

Kagita Venkat Rao, State organising secretary of the TDP, urged farmers to actively participate in Krishna delta stir till they get water from Srisailam reservoir for agricultural operations and water for Krishna district for the second crop. He said the Congress had assured during elections to provide water for two crops in Krishna district and but failed to fulfil its promise.

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