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Vijayawada, August 13: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 17. According to reports, CM Jagan may discuss the replacement of the Andhra Pradesh High Court and the Polavaram project during his meeting with PM Modi during his visit to Delhi. The Chief Minister is understood to have requested to meet Narendra Modi again during the lunch with the Prime Minister on August 7. This was also confirmed by the Prime Minister’s Office.
A Times of India report on CM Jagan’s visit to Delhi quoted sources as saying that Chief Minister Jagan will meet PM Modi on August 17 to discuss some issues related to Andhra Pradesh and seek necessary approvals from the Prime Minister and the Central Government. will meet The Polavaram project topped the agenda of the meeting. It involves two major issues – one is the completion of the project and the other is the resettlement and resettlement of the displaced families of the project. They have also decided to report the damage to the diaphragm wall of Polavarum. The Jagan Mohan Reddy government alleged that the TDP regime did not complete the spillway at the project site to divert the flood waters of the Godavari river. This has damaged the wall of the diaphragm.
According to reports, due to floods and high water pressure in 2020 and 2021, the diaphragm wall has suffered some damage. This has created a threat to the reservoir. The state government needs some additional help from the central government for renovations. CM Jagan may seek help during his meeting with the Prime Minister. The Chief Minister may also discuss the issue of shifting the Andhra Pradesh High Court from Amaravati to Kurnool.
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First story published: Saturday, August 13, 2022, 16:21 [IST]