TDP Has No Answer For YS Jagan's question

Vijayawada: In the light of Union Cabinet decision to prove hundred percent fund to construct and complete Polavaram project, the issue once again rocked the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Thursday. During question hour the Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao while giving his reply to a question said that the Centre cabinet has conceded the State government demand to provide hundred percent funds for the completion of project. 

Leader of The Opposition and YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy pointed that there is nothing new in it as it was clearly mentioned in the Andhra Pradesh State Reorganization Act 2014, under section 91 that Polavaram Project will here declared to be a national project and consequently in its first meeting, the central cabinet had taken a decision to merge seven mandals of Khammam district of Telangana State n Andhra Pradesh to facilitate clearances. 

The Opposition leader further pointed that it is obligation of the Central government. While taking exception to government describing the fresh central cabinet approval as boon to the State, YS Jagan explained that the Central government is really not doing any special favour to the State.

 Reading out from the cabinet note the YSRCP Chief said that prior to 2014 the State government has spent Rs. 5, 555 crores and the TDP government with all the Central government support has spent only Rs.3000 crores and added that the Centre is deduction Rs. 5,555 crores spent earlier from the estimated cost of Rs. 16000 crores. 

And it was also clearly mentioned in the cabinet note that Rs. 2800 crores meant for power generation project cost will not be bared by the Centre. After all the cuts and deductions the State is supposed to get only Rs. 7,500 crores out of the total estimated cost of Rs. 16000 cores, YS Jagan said and pointed what is the point in celebrating in central cabinet so called approval and wondered the government is just trying deceive the people as if some heaven have fallen he piqued. 

The Minister meanwhile just stick on to one point and tried his best to show it a great  achievement of TDP government and the Chief  Minister and  added that the project will be completed  by 2018. 
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