Amaravati, June 1 (PTI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S
Jagan Mohan Reddy will leave for New Delhi on a two-day trip
on Tuesday, the first since the nation-wide Covid-19 lockdown.
Official sources in the Chief Minister''s Office said he
would reach the national capital at 2 pm and is scheduled to
meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Water Resources
Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
The Chief Minister is expected to discuss a host of
issues, including the pending resolution for abolition of the
state Legislative Council, with Shah.
The legal issues related to the appointment of the State
Election Commissioner, release of Central grants and other
pending matters are also expected to come up for discussion
between the Chief Minister and the Union Home Minister, the
The recent tiff between AP and Telangana over utilisation
of river Krishna water from the Srisailam reservoir and the
projects proposed to be taken up in the Rayalaseema region
will be the main agenda in the meeting with the Water
Already, Shekhawat has written to the two states offering
to convene a meeting of the Apex Committee, constituted under
the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, to sort out disputes over
utilisation of Krishna and Godavari waters.
Though the committee meeting was expected to be on June 4,
there has been no official communication on this so far.
Ahead of the Apex Committee meeting, Jagan Reddy will
present the state government''s stand on the proposed projects
in Rayalaseema, official sources said. PTI DBV
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