Sat, Apr 30, 2016, 05:12 PM
Even as the people of Vijayawada city are suffering from severe drinking water crisis, municipal corporators have started on a week-long tour of northern tourist spots like Shimla and Manali. The corporation that is suffering a Rs. 300 crore deficit budget, always excuses itself on lack of funds for taking up even the smallest development programme. From where did they get Rs. 30 lakhs to fund their vacation, questioned an angry CPM activist.