Wed, Aug 12, 2015, 08:40 AM
Residents belonging to various villages staged a protest near Baswapur reservoir construction site in Nalgonda district opposing Telangana government's decision to increase the storage capacity of the dam. Earlier, the government proposed a reservoir with 0.8 tmc capacity. With Centre raising objections over the storage capacity of Pranahita-Chevella national project, the government decided to construct Baswapur dam with a storage capacity of 8 tmc. People living in the villages, which would face submergence are demanding the government to reveal all the details about the dam and limit water capacity to 0.8 tmc.