With KCR’s latest invitation to Jagan, Andhra,Telangana come even closer
In yet another instance of growing bonhomie between the two Telugu states, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday decided to invite his Andhra Pradesh counterpart and YSR Congress party chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy for the June 21 inauguration of Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project built on Godavari.
An official release from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said, KCR, as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief is popularly known as, will go to Amaravati, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, to meet & personally extend an invitation to Jagan Reddy.
The Kaleshwaram project is the biggest and costliest lift irrigation scheme in the country at an estimated cost of over Rs one lakh crore. It will utilize nearly 200 thousand million cubic feet (tmc) of Godavari river water for irrigation, drinking and industrial purposes.