KAKINADA: The continuing tussle between Telangana Governor Tamilisai and TS Chief Minister Okay. Chandrasekhar Rao is surfacing wherever the previous goes to evaluate flood injury and reduction works, whether or not at Bhadrachalam in Telangana or Yanam in Puducherry close to Kakinada of Andhra Pradesh.
The Governor of Telangana can be the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry and within the latter capability visited Yanam on Tuesday to take inventory of the flood state of affairs within the area. Addressing media, Tamilisai jocularly remarked that flood in Yanam can’t be attributed to cloudburst.
“It (cloudburst) is a sort of wine. We won’t enable it right here,” she remarked. (Sale of alcohol manufactured in a single state is just not allowed in different states or union territories with no obligation being paid.) Responding to a query, the Lieutenant Governor noticed that this yr, water from higher reaches in addition to Telangana has gone up past estimates. Tongue in cheek, she stated: “We won’t enable cloudburst to occur in Yanam. It’s a sort of wine and we won’t enable it right here.”
She visited Dariyalatippa, Area Labour Society, Ayyanna Nagar, Parampeta, Outdated Rajiv Nagar, Balayogi Nagar and different areas. She was accompanied by Puducherry ministers Lakshminarayana and Sai Sarvanan, Yanam MLA Gollapalli Ashok, former minister Malladi Krishna Rao and Yanam regional administrator Aman Sarma.
Tamilisai underlined: “Our rapid concern is to offer necessities like meals, water, clothes and shelter, moreover medicines, to affected individuals in rehabilitation camps and elsewhere in Yanam. There’s a long-term plan to assemble a bund alongside Godavari at a price of ₹130 crores and the centre will present funds. Consultants will go to Yanam and cope with technical facets of establishing the bund, bearing in mind the Polavaram venture. The bund shall be constructed in cooperation from Telangana and AP governments,” she acknowledged.
When a reporter requested her about flood reduction in Telangana and a contemporary demand by that state for regaining mandals merged with AP, the TS Governor evaded the query. She maintained that she won’t touch upon Telangana in Yanam.
Earlier, followers of MLA Gollapalli Ashok and former MLA Malladi Krishna Rao quarrelled with one another, resulting in a riot in entrance of the regional administrator’s workplace earlier than Tamilisai arrived. Police entered the scene and dispersed rioters utilizing lathis.