Telangana, AP to release water to farmers by lifting Nagarjuna Sagar canal gates

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states have jointly decided to release water to the farmers in both states by lifting Nagarjuna Sagar left and right canal gates, said Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Saturday.

"Accordingly, on Sunday, at Nagarjuna Sagar, Telangana state Education Minister G Jagadesh Reddy, AP State Irrigation Minister Anilkumar Yadav jointly will lift left and Right gates and release the water," the chief minister said in a statement.

He also added, "Later, Jagadesh Reddy will release water through LLC and AMR canals. He has also invited the Nalgonda district MPs, MLAs and MLCs to participate in this programme.