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TN CM meets Andhra counterpart, seeks water release

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Vijayawada: TN Chief Minister Panneerselvam on January 12 met his Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu to seek release of drinking water to Chennai from the Telugu Ganga Project.

TN Chief Minister, who had last week written a letter to Naidu on the issue, soared in to meet him personally to make the request due to severity of the problem.

Panneerselvam is also understood to have discussed other issues.Panneerselvam had urged Andhra Chief Minister to release water from Krishna river for Chennai’s drinking water needs.

“I am given to understand that as on 5.1.2017, Kandaleru reservoir has a storage of 13.53,000 million cubic feet (TMC ft). Therefore, AP appears to be in a position to release water from Kandaleru reservoir to Chennai,” Panneerselvam wrote.

Vijayawada: TN Chief Minister Panneerselvam on January 12 met his Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu to seek release of drinking water to Chennai from the Telugu Ganga Project. TN Chief Minister, who had last week written a letter to Naidu on the issue, soared in to meet him personally to make the request due to severity of the problem. Panneerselvam is also understood to have discussed other issues.Panneerselvam had urged Andhra Chief Minister to release water from Krishna river for Chennai’s drinking water needs. “I am given to understand that as on 5.1.2017, Kandaleru reservoir has a storage of 13.53,000…

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