HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had a word of appreciation for his AP counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu for completing the Pattiseema irrigation project. Not only did Rao appreciate the AP Chief Minister but also said he would walk the extra mile to solve disputes over river water sharing and other issues.
Rao, who made a powerpoint presentation in the State Legislative Assembly on Thursday about redesigning and reengineering of irrigation projects to suit the needs of Telangana, was magnanimous in his praise of Naidu.
In his three-hour non-stop presentation using a laptop, cordless mouse, Google earth maps and LCD screens, Rao explained to the members as to how each Assembly segment in the state is going to get irrigated in the next five years.
In the process, Rao appreciated Naidu for constructing Pattiseema project diverting Godavari waters to the Krishna, said to be the first inter-basin water transfer project in the country.
“Leave aside political issues in AP over Pattiseema, I will appreciate Naidu for completing the project,” Rao said. Asserting his stand that Telangana wants friendly relations with Andhra, Rao said he is following the principle of live and let live.
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