Wed, Sep 16, 2015, 07:19 AM
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to release water of river Godavari into river Krishna near Ibrahimpatnam in Krishna district on Wednesday to mark the formal linkage of the two rivers. Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao gave a call to people to organise prayers in their faiths marking the glorious event of interlinking of the rivers. He said 13 lakh acres in Krishna delta could be brought under cultivation by diverting about 80 tmc of water from river Godavari to river Krishna. Marking the occasion, a pylon is coming up at the place of confluence of the two rivers.