YSR Congress MLA Alla Ramakrishna Reddy moved High Court against the illegal constructions on the banks of Krishna river in AP Capital. HC served notices to AP CM Chandrababu Naidu and 56 others regarding the illegal structures. AP Government was asked to file a counter within 3 weeks.
The Petitioner alleges Lingamaneni Estate where Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has built a bungalow after he shifted to Amaravati is being constructed against the norms. Even properties belonging to Narsapuram MP Gokaraju Gangaraju and Manthena Satyanarayana’s Prakruthi Ashramam were located on the banks of the river.
Experts say, Illegal Constructions on the banks of Krishna were polluting the river. Already, The pollutions levels in Krishna river are beyond the permissible limit, making it harmful for human consumption.
As per River Conservancy Act, There should no structures within 500 meters from the river. All the structures which didn’t comply with the Act should be removed.