Godavari river water enters Krishna district


For the first time in the history of Andhra Pradesh, Godavari river water entered into Krishna district at Pallerlamudi in Krishna district today.

Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswar Rao, Eluru MP Maganti Babu, Chintalapudi MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar and a large number of farmers performed special pujas on this historic occasion.

It may be noted that 600 cusecs of Godavari water per day is being released into Polavaram right canal through Tadipudi Lift Irrigation Scheme since yesterday and the water today entered Krishna district at Pallerlamudi village.

By today evening the Godavari water will flow into near-dry Krishna river bed. The Minister, MPs, MLAs and farmers took holy dip in the water, offered special prayers as their long cherished dream has been fulfilled.