Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 03:46 PM
Diverting of Pulivendula branch canal water in the boarder area of Kadapa and Anantapur has turned controversial. TDP MLA of Tadipatri JC Diwakar Reddy has diverted the water from canal to Chitravathi river by force. YSRCP leaders hailing from Kadapa have expressed their anger against the leaders of Anantapur. The farmers of Kadapa have staged a protest near the canal under the leadership of YS Vivekanand Reddy. Following the violent protest from both sides, police has arrested YSRCP leader YS Vivekanad Reddy as a preventive measure.