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Telangana, AP chief ministers bury hatchet over sharing of river water

Godavari water to be diverted to Srisailam reservoir as inadequacy in Krishna river has caused scarcity in Andhra's Rayalaseema region and Telagana's Palamuru and Nalgonda districts

Srisailam reservoir on river Krishna

Srisailam reservoir on river Krishna

BS Reporter Hyderabad
The Chief ministers of sibling Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states today announced that they have set aside the disputes and issues pertaining to river water sharing between the two territories, in order to work towards the optimum benefit for the people of both the states.

"Both Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy have asserted that it would be their endeavour to ensure that water reaches every nook and corner of both the states for cultivation, drinking purposes and for industries," an official statement said after a day-long meeting between the

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First Published: Jun 28 2019 | 6:36 PM IST

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